Glenoid Labrum Tear

Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Glenoid Labrum Tear

If you have pain in your shoulder, you may have a torn labrum. That's the thick band of tissue that goes around your shoulder socket. It helps make the socket deeper. It cushions the bone of your upper arm and keeps it from slipping.

What is a glenoid labrum tear?

This detailed video describes a glenoid labrum tear, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment. Your doctor may recommend rest, medications and physical therapy. If those don't help, you may need surgery. Your healthcare provider can create a care plan that is right for you.