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Could A Torn Labrum In The Shoulder Be Healed With Physical Therapy
I am 50 and diagnosed w a torn labrum. Will it get better with physical therapy? If not how long would it take me to get back to 100%?
Torn labrum healing: no simple answer. was the neck involved, and is all the shoulder pain from the labral tear or was there an impingement to the rotator cuff? this answer needs an orthopoedist or pmr eval with appropriate x rays and range of motion, hands on testing. 1: how is range of motion, 2:when/where is the pain. have you had a steroid shot or ulta sound? may not heal on its own, needing surgical care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a slap lesion tear in my left shoulder. How long does it take to heal? I am going through physical therapy almost 2 months now and on med's.
Unclear : Prolo is a type of treatment that has some strong advocates, but i'm skeptical about its benefits in this situation and many others for which it is offered. The important thing is to understand the 'why' behind your instability and to address that directly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Frozen shoulder: If physical therapy did not solve the problem adequately then surgical intervention is often needed. While manipulation under anesthesia can be helpful, a more aggressive arthroscopic release of adhesions/capsular release can also be necessary. Talk with your doctor regarding further recommendations. ...Read more
I dislocated my shoulder over a year ago I have had three injections and 49 weeks of physical therapy... I still have pain and weakness help!?
Surgery: At age 23, the most common "lesion" is detachment of the anterior labrum, or a bankart tear. Less commonly, you can tear the ligament from its humeral insertion, called a hagl lesion. Mri arthrogram can help, but it sounds like you are going to require a shoulder arthroscopy. Rotator cuff tear, while possible, is less likely. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have bad neck and shoulder pain. Can you suggest some physical therapy techniques? My massager is irritating the skin because of excess use.
I am currently recovering from a hip labrum repair/anchor. I have been nwb for almost 6 weeks. Is this a common timeframe for no physical therapy?
Patience: The timing of initiation of pt depends on the exact surgical procedure done and the confidence that your surgeon has in the repair. It's hard not to be in a hurry to get well but patience in this situation is best. Talk to your doc about your concerns. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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