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Does having a pinched nerve in the neck affect your shoulder joint? I have labrum fraying what Is that?

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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Bot exactly

both can cause shoulder pain the labrum like the meniscus in the knee is cartilage in the shoulder and often softens and frays with age ,can be asyptomatic early arthritis , take care Attributing symptoms to labral fraying.
Displaced labral tears can causing mechanical locking symptoms frAying is best thought of as an asymptomatic incidental finding not all findngs are symptomatic

In brief: Bot exactly

both can cause shoulder pain the labrum like the meniscus in the knee is cartilage in the shoulder and often softens and frays with age ,can be asyptomatic early arthritis , take care Attributing symptoms to labral fraying.
Displaced labral tears can causing mechanical locking symptoms frAying is best thought of as an asymptomatic incidental finding not all findngs are symptomatic
Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: No

Those are two separate issues.
The fraying is related to osteoarthritic changes.

In brief: No

Those are two separate issues.
The fraying is related to osteoarthritic changes.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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