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
- Instability in the shoulder
Causes of Glenoid Larum Injury
- Repetitive overhead throwing
- Catching heavy objects
- Falling onto an outstretched arm