Glenoid Labrum Injury

Glenoid Labrum Injury

What is Glenoid Labrum Injury?

The glenoid labrum is a fibrous ring of tissue which attaches to the rim of the glenoid. The glenoid labrum increases the depth of the shoulder cavity making the shoulder joint more stable. The glenohumeral ligaments and shoulder capsule attach to the glenoid labrum.


Symptoms of Glenoid Labrum Injury

  • Pain is made worse by overhead activities
  • Weakness
  • Instability in the shoulder
  • Tenderness

 


Causes of Glenoid Larum Injury

  • Repetitive overhead throwing
  • Catching heavy objects
  • Falling onto an outstretched arm

 


Treatment for Glenoid Labrum Injury

 


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

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