Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture

Distal biceps tendon ruptures occur when the tendon that attaches the biceps muscle to the elbow is torn from its insertion on the radius. The most common cause of a distal biceps rupture is lifting a heavy item with the elbow bent, more common in middle-aged man.

What is the Distal biceps tendon?

What causes Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture?

What are the Signs and Symptoms of Distal biceps tendon ruptures?

How do you diagnose Distal biceps tendon ruptures?

What are Common Treatments for Distal biceps tendon ruptures?

What are the surgical treatments for Distal biceps tendon ruptures?

What to expect after Distal biceps tendon rupture repair?

**Disclaimer: Treatment recommendations may vary depending on your true diagnosis. Always follow the recommendations of your orthopedic provider.

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