Labral Tear/SLAP Injury
SLAP Tears (Superior Labrum from Anterior to Posterior Tear) are a tear of the labrum in the shoulder joint. The labrum is a ring of cartilage around the shoulder socket that stabilizes the head of the humerus. A SLAP tear occurs at the point where the biceps tendon attaches to the labrum.
Dr. VanderWilde talks Arthroscopic Labral Tears
Why choose Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists?
The shoulder doctors at Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists have the training, expertise, and experience to assess, diagnose, and treat your injury or condition individually to your needs.
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To learn more about the treatment options available for a SLAP tear, please request an appointment online, or call 888-660-2663.
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