SLAP tear is the tissue surrounding the labrum or tissue. Moreover, the SLAP tissue occurs because of the injury to the top part of the labrum.

Symptoms of SLAP Tear

These are the symptoms commonly associated with SLAP Tear.

  • Decreased range of motion in the shoulder.
  • The shoulder movement causes catching, locking or popping sounds.
  • Pain in the shoulder because of movement or lifting of objects.

Treatment of SLAP Tear

These are some of the most commonly advised treatment options suggested by the doctor.

  • The orthopedic doctor may advise physical therapy of the shoulder.
  • The doctor administers nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines like ibuprofen.
  • To doctor suggests repair of the labrum using arthroscopic surgery.