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Treatment for torn glenoid labrum - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hello
User :   Hi there
Doctor :  
how can i help u?
User :   I tore my labrum when i dislocated it a couple weeks ago
User :   i still have instability and my shoulder is popping and sliding around in my socket when i move certain ways...
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
when did this happen?
User :   August 29
User :   I started doing pt and no i cant even do any of the exercised in pt. I started offf with 3 pound weight on day 1 and on day 4 I totally regressed and can't do any weight
User :   I had an mri done that showed i tore it....I stopped pt becasue i couldnt do any more of it
Doctor :  
User :   I go to the doctor tomorrow to see what he wants to do..becasue I am in so much pain can't sleep at night and I am so uncomfortable
Doctor :  
normally most of the labral tears are treated conservatively
User :   What do you think he is going to say
User :   what does that mean?
User :   I know on the mri it was torn at the head of my humerus
Doctor :  
if still it is not rectified u should go for surgical procedures
Doctor :  
User :   Im so freakked for my appointment tomorrow...I am a 22 year old female who is pretty athletic and a firefighter. I hope to return to doing my job soon
Doctor :  
i can understand

Doctor :  
normally they may do arthroscopic repair
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