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Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture

Anatomy & Pathology

The distal end of the biceps muscle inserts on the radial tuberosity, just distal to the elbow joint.

Symptoms
  • Audible “pop” in elbow region
  • Popeye deformity
  • Pain, swelling and bruising in elbow region
  • Weakness in the bending elbow or rotating hand
  • Risk Factors
  •  Repetitive lifting
  • Heavy weight lifting
  • Smoking
  • Chronic steroid use


What we Treat

Knee Treatments
Knee Arthritis
Knee Tendon Injuries
Knee Ligament Injuries
Meniscus Tears

Hip Treatments
Hip Arthritis
Hip Labrum Tears
Hip Impingement
Hip Dysplasia
Avascular Necrosis
Fractures

Reviews

Cheryl Gorman
13:07 31 Dec 20
Best Doctors ever!!! They know how to treat ❤️❤️read more
jasmine Franklin
19:47 16 Oct 20
Doctors and staff are very kind.
Suzi Fields
19:53 09 Aug 20
patsy devries
15:39 08 Aug 20
Dr Jimenez and his staff are amazing. Dr. Jimenez replaced both of my hip joints the left in December and the right in June. I had a lot of arthritis and no cartilage and a bone spur. Since my surgeries I can say I am pain free and it actually feels like I was born with my new hips. The anterior approach is a very fast recovery Thanks again Dr Jimenezread more
Belinda Barron
22:40 06 Aug 20