Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Bankart Repair
If you have a painful shoulder, you may have a torn labrum. That's a tear of the thick band of tissue around your shoulder socket. A torn labrum can be fixed with a procedure called a "Bankart repair."
What is a bankart repair?
This detailed video explains the entire process of a bankart repair, including preparation, and ending the procedure. When your surgery is done, the openings in your skin are closed. You are watched for a brief time while you wake up, and then you can go home. Your healthcare provider will give you tips to help you heal.