(Superior Labral Anterior Posterior) Lesion
This is a condition of the shoulder which usually affects younger people. It is most commonly caused by a fall on the arm although may be seen in people who do a lot of throwing. The glenoid has a rim of tissue (the labrum) around its edge. At the top of this rim (12 o’clock) the biceps tendon also attaches. It is possible to pull the labrum and the tendon off the bone in this region from the 11 – 1 o’clock positions.