Tips for Repairing a SLAP Tear

    SLAP tears (superior labral tear from anterior to posterior) typically occur in throwing and overhead athletes, but they can also occur as the result of a single event trauma.

    We asked Timothy G. Reish, MD, from Insall Scott Kelly Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, to discuss his indications for surgery in these patients and to share his top tips for repairing a SLAP tear.

    Click the image above to hear his comments.

    Producer and Director: Michael Bugera; Post Production: Charles J. Maynard