Labral Tears Essay

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Labral tears can occur either above or below the midline of the glenoid cavity. A SLAP lesion (involving the superior labrum, in a front to back direction) involves a labral tear occurring above the midline of the socket. There are different types of Labral tears, they include the following: A Bankart lesion involves a labral tear below the midline of the socket. This type of tear also affects the glenohumeral ligament. A different type of labral tear, which is rare, is a rear labral tear. Rear labral tears develop over time and are often accompanied by partial rotator cuff tears. Some of the signs and symptoms associated with a labral tear include: Pain when you put your arm over your head, grinding, popping, locking, or catching of the shoulder, …show more content…

The four progressive resistive exercises I chose are, Thera-band tubing shoulder flexion, Thera-band shoulder diagonal, Thera-band shoulder Extension, and Thera-band shoulder external rotation at 90 degrees.
Return to play time frame depends on a few factors, such as the severity of the tear, where the tear occurred, and how good the repair was. The more severe the tear the longer the time frame becomes. If surgery is needed the time frame is normally ten to twelve weeks to re strength the shoulder.
Meniscal tears are a common sports injury, and can vary widely in severity and pain. Meniscal tears are very common among athletes playing contact sports, such as Football, Rugby, and Soccer or any sport that involves twisting of the knee. Meniscal tears are more common among men than woman. Meniscal injuries can occur at any age, but factors differ with age. In older people tears are degenerative and usually occur doing daily activities. In younger people the majority of meniscal tears occur primarily by cutting or twisting movements, hyperflexion, or

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