Coastal Orthopedics Blog

Biceps Tendinitis: Causes and Risk Factors

By:Rob S Williams, MD October 17, 2017 biceps tendon, biceps tendonitis

Shoulder pain can have many different causes. If you’re experiencing soreness or noticeable weakness at the front of your shoulder, it’s possible you have tendinitis (sometimes spelled “tendonitis”) affecting the long head of the biceps tendon—where the biceps muscle attaches to bone.

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Torn Biceps: Prevention and Treatment

By:Rob S Williams, MD October 16, 2017 biceps tendon, biceps tear
Proximal biceps tendon tears are painful and sometimes debilitating. Sustaining such a tear can affect how well you use your arm. Tears can limit your range of motion, making it difficult to use your arm normally—so imagine the impact such an injury has on your sports performance.
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Torn Biceps Tendon: Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors

By:Rob S Williams, MD October 9, 2017 biceps tendon

The upper arm has two muscle groups: the biceps (the muscle running along the front of the upper arm) and the triceps (the muscle along the back of the upper arm). The biceps muscles are the ones you feel when you flex. (Think Popeye or a weight lifter.) Biceps attach at the shoulder and at the elbow and run down the length of the inner arm.

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