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I tore my labrum with a slap tear. Had surgery two weeks go, when i heal is there a good chance of playing sports again?

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Dr. Vivek Agrawal
30 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, In Time: Regardless of the tissue repaired, primary healing takes 3 months and we recommend avoiding any stressful activities that may compromise the healing process (including aggressive pt). Strengthening can start after 3 months and depending on the level of activity the ultimate return can vary. Learn more here: http://www.Theshouldercenter.Com/labrum-tear-slap-lesion.Htm.
Answered on Dec 10, 2013

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