Labral Tears

The shoulder joint is a “ball and socket” joint that enables the smooth gliding and thereby the movements of arms. Traumatic injury to the shoulder or overuse of shoulder (throwing, weightlifting) may cause labral tear. In addition, ageing may weaken the labrum leading to injury.

Labral Tears


  • Pain
  • Catching of shoulder
  • Locking sensation
  • Joint instability
  • Decreased range of motion


  • Physical examinations
  • Imaging tests

Non-Surgical Treatment:

  • Dry Needling
  • Steroid and Hyaluronic Acid Image Guided Injections
  • Image Guided Calcific Barbotage

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