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When Will I Be Back To Full Strength After A 270 Degree Torn Labrum
6-9 months is common: We often tell patients undergoing more significant labral repair surgery in the shoulder that an extended period of time may be required to reach full functional strength. The rehabilitation process is necessarily a bit slower than would be the process forand isolated anterior repair. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have torn labrum in shoulder and have horrible pain behind shoulder blade. Are they related or separate issues ?
Probably: Separate issues but if occurred in same injury could possibly be related. Pain from labrum usually radiates to the arm not the back. ...Read more
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
Increased tracer uptake in the cervical spine/ body scan. Neck pain associated w/ torn labrum. COPD diagnosis as well. Is this worth a second look?
Unclear story: Increased tracer uptake may or may not be pathological- arthritic joints in the neck will commonly have increased uptake. If it is in the vertebral bone itself, that is unusual and would need a "second look". A "torn labrum" would suggest shoulder pathology, not the neck- you may simply have your terms confused. Obviously, you had a test done for a reason so need to f/u with the ordering doc. ...Read more
Ask your MD/trainer: Depending upon the stability and strength of the repair gained at the time of surgery, you would likely be in a sling for several weeks, followed by a progressive rehabilitation program. Over the initial 2-3 months you would progress from passive to active assisted and then active motion. Once full active motion and reasonable strength is regained, a progressive throwing program would be allowed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A big maybe: A torn labrum is usually a diagnosis made either by MRI or history in which a patient complains of shoulder instability. There are several key questions: is your shoulder unstable or does it dislocate? Your answer, including other factors like age, activity level, and physical exam all play into the final answer ! read my full answer on the topic at http://alvaradoortho.Com/archives/180. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Torn Labrum: Symptoms of a torn labrum can be an achy sensation in the joint, catching of the shoulder with movement, pain with specific activities. The labor was made of thick tissue that is susceptible to injury with trauma to the shoulder joint. Treatment of a torn labrum dependent on what type of tear that occurred. Most patients do not require surgery. Check out http://goo.Gl/a5mg5 for more info. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain with motion: Pain with internal and external rotation and pain with abduction (raising arm from side) can be signs of a labral tear. Your primary care can evaluate you and refer you for physical therapy or to an orthopedist or sports medicine physician. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
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