Tuesday, 12 October 2021 10:02

Dr. Aaron Lear Gives Background, Treatment for Torn Labrums Featured

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During the game against the Houston Texans, quarterback Baker Mayfield suffered a torn labrum in his non-throwing shoulder. How bad is this injury? Does Mayfield need surgery? Can he still play with this?

Dr. Aaron Lear is a family medicine doctor at Cleveland Clinic Akron General, and he joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to educate the listeners on what a labrum is and how it can tear. Dr. Lear talked about how fixing a torn labrum is not to the level of reconstructive shoulder surgery, and how athletes can continue to perform with this affliction.


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