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How do you fix a labral tear and impingement?

How do you fix a labral tear and impingement?

Stem Cell Therapy: There are many different options for stem cell therapies in the us. I would suggest you evaluate all of them thoroughly before choosing. So far the only practice that has significant research and patient base regarding stem cell therapy are the Regenexx Physicians Network. They have over 6500 patients in their registry with pretty good results. Check out Regenexx. Com. ...Read more

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What do doctors in the surgery for labral tear?

Depends: Not all tears require surgery. If your surgeon recommends shoulder arthroscopy ask him what happens if you try physical therapy instead and what he will do except debriement with labral tear. ...Read more

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Can you swim with swimmer's shoulder or a labral tear?

Can you swim with swimmer's shoulder or a labral tear?

Depends: Swimmer's shoulder encompasses a large variety of shoulder problems including labral tears, shoulder laxity (looseness), and partial rotator cuff tears. Depending on your competitive level and the stroke you are doing, your ability to swim may be greatly impaired or minimally impaired. The answer is highly variable and depends on your specific situation. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have labral tear, aside from mri?

How can you tell if you have labral tear, aside from mri?

Symptoms: At times the symptoms of a labral tear on physical examination are very clear cut and considered diagnostic. Other times, it is not so clear. And unfortunately, there are some insurance programs which will not pay for a surgical proceedure based on the patient's physical exam, and they will insist on a diagnostic study. Labral tears can be seen in MRI and CT studies with an arthrogram. ...Read more

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Would you be able to feel a labral tear in the hip when it first occurs?

Would you be able to feel a labral tear in the hip when it first occurs?

Possibly: Some people will report a tearing feeling or the sudden onset of anterior groin pain, some will report that they began to notice their hip "clicking" after an injury; all of which can potentially be associated with a label tear. ...Read more

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Could a labral tear be caused by voluntary subluxation in childhood? Or what can cause them?

Could a labral tear be caused by voluntary subluxation in childhood? Or what can cause them?

Trauma: Generally most labral tears are caused by trauma (falls, overhead throwing shoulder dislocations etc.). Voluntary dislocators are a small subset of shoulder instability pts. That usually have as their primary problem capsular laxity (looseness)and other issues. The mainstay of tx. For these patients is pt.Surgery for voluntary dislocators is contraindicated.... ...Read more

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I have a labral tear in my hip that is impinging on a nerve. What is the best option? It's very painful and stops me from every day living.

I have a labral tear in my hip that is impinging on a nerve. What is the best option? It's very painful and stops me from every day living.

See specialist: Cabral tears do not impinge on nerves- seek out hip arthroscopy specialist for proper evaluation - most can be treated with simple hip arthroscopy ...Read more

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Could a hip labral tear cause swelling?

Could a hip labral tear cause swelling?

Unlikely but: Labral tears often cause pain in the groin or front of the hip during physical activity or with deep flexion (bending) and rotation of the hip. Some individuals with labral tears of the hip will also have clicking or a sense of catching deep within the hip during certain activities. Swelling is not a usual symptom. Your question did not say where the swelling is. Usually you can not see swe ...Read more

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Is labral tear surgery of the hip major surgery?

Is labral tear surgery of the hip major surgery?

Every surgery is: Every surgery is major, those labar tear could be done by hole in the skin around the hip joint or some time need open surgery. The open surgery is more involved. ...Read more

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A rotator cuff tear or a slap labral tear, what to do?

A rotator cuff tear or a slap labral tear, what to do?

See a shoulder doc: Slap tears cause vague pain, sliding with overhead use, painful clicking or popping sensations with shoulder motion, especially overhead activity. Rtc tears cause night pain, pain with overhead activity, and functional loss with daily activity. Rtc pain is typically in the anterolateral aspect of the shoulder. If you are having these symptoms see a shoulder specialist. ...Read more

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How long does arthroscopic shoulder for labral tear repair take?

How long does arthroscopic shoulder for labral tear repair take?

Labrum: The surgery takes about an hour, but the post-operative rehabilitation takes about four months. ...Read more

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Which is better to use for pain in shoulder cause from labral tear type 1 SLAP tear (hot or cold)?

Which is better to use for pain in shoulder cause from labral tear type 1 SLAP tear (hot or cold)?

Shoulder labral tear: Anti-inflammatory medication and regular icing may be beneficial in the first 72 hours or when inflammatory signs are present. This means pain in the morning or pain while resting. Anti-inflammatories may hasten the healing process by reducing the pain and swelling associated with inflammation. ...Read more

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Is it worth it to get the surgery to fix the labral tear in my hip? I can't do any exercise without pain

Is it worth it to get the surgery to fix the labral tear in my hip? I can't do any exercise without pain

2nd opinion: Sounds like you already saw a surgeon and aren't sure about it. Feel free to ask for a second opinion to ease you mind. ...Read more

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What does "globular appearance of the anterior inferior glenoid labrum suggesting chronic tear" mean? "arthgrom of shoulder performed". Also says "no acuteor displaced labral tear is identified".

Complicated but...: Sometimes when things tear, they can ball up and look globular. This often happens when something is chronic in nature. Just remember that the MRI is only one piece of the puzzle. You must correlated what the MRI shows to a good physical examination. Not everything listed on the MRI is always the cause of the pain. I would ask your physician to explain it more. ...Read more

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Can a labral tear that is several years old still be successfully repaired?

Can a labral tear that is several years old still be successfully repaired?

Labrum: Many factors are considered when preoaring to rec sugery for a labral tear. Depending on symptoms, quality of tissue, and age of the patient as well as job or sport and expectations ir goals are all considered. ...Read more

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How can I self test for a hip labral tear?

How can I self test for a hip labral tear?

Hard to do if you: Have not done it before, but here are the basic test:
ant labral tear- pain if hip is brought from a fully flexed, externally rotated, and abducted position to a position of extension, internal rotation, and adduction
posterior labral tear -pain if hip is brought from a flexed, adducted, and internally rotated position to one of abduction, external rotation, and extension.
Not 100% diagnostic. ...Read more

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Will a thomas hip flexor stretch cause a labral tear?

Will a thomas hip flexor stretch cause a labral tear?

No: Stretching the hips flexor distracts the joint- it gently pulls the ball away from the socket. Most activities that injure the labrum- including wear and tear- do so by compressing the joint. If you have a labral tear, you may irritate it by stretching the opposite leg (the side that you are pulling to your chest can get compressed). ...Read more

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Does a partial labral tear (posterior hip) require surgery?

Does a partial labral tear (posterior hip) require surgery?

Possibly.: If you are having symptoms and you have not responded to conservative treatment. ...Read more

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How is a labral tear in the shoulder with subluxation repaired?

How is a labral tear in the shoulder with subluxation repaired?

Stem Cell Therapy: There are many different options for stem cell therapies in the us. I would suggest you evaluate all of them thoroughly before choosing. So far the only practice that has significant research and patient base regarding stem cell therapy are the Regenexx Physicians Network. They have over 6500 patients in their registry with pretty good results. Check out Regenexx. Com. ...Read more

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Are there any supplements to help my recovery from a hip labral tear?

Are there any supplements to help my recovery from a hip labral tear?

No: You do not need to take anything specific. Make sure you have a well rounded diet, and follow your surgeons post operative instructions. ...Read more

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What are good rehab exercises for a partial anterosuperior acetabular labral tear?

What are good rehab exercises for a partial anterosuperior acetabular labral tear?

PT: Typically certain stretching exercises for your hip flexor, it band, and glutes are begun. It's important to do these with an experienced pt and to not push past the pinch preoperatively. Abductor strengthening exercises are very important in the next phase. You should see your hip doctor prior to starting a pt protocol to ensure your diagnosis is correct. ...Read more

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How soon can I return to office computer work following rc debridement with labral tear repair?

How soon can I return to office computer work following rc debridement with labral tear repair?

Approx. 2 weeks: Assuming your job does not entail lifting and your pain is adequately controlled without narcotics, it is not unreasonable to be back at work in approximately 2 weeks. You will likely need to have someone drive you to work for the first 2-3 weeks. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with labral tear of right hip. Going for first injection soon. Do patients do well from these?

Varies: The injection will only treat the symptoms of the year and not the tear itself. So the response may be temporary. You may need to consider surgery if symptoms persist. ...Read more