When is it safe to return to sports after a Labral Repair surgery?

The labrum in the shoulder is a cartilage “ring” that is circumferentially attached to the periphery of the glenoid, or shoulder socket.  Tears of the labrum occur in different areas depending on the injury and diagnosis.  A return to sports after a labral repair is dependent on the sport or position, the potential for reinjury, […]

My shoulder still pops out after surgery. Is there anything else that can be done?

The simple answer to this question is, “yes”.  However, there are important facts with each patient that might indicate why a particular surgical procedure failed.  For some, recurrent instability can occur due to bone erosions and deficiencies on the socket or humeral head ( ball ).  Failure to address these areas can lead to failure.  […]