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Ripped tendon in arm

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Burns
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Not always: Quite a few things play a role in achieving strength. Which tendon (hand vs biceps vs rotator cuff- the more proximal tend to take longer to recover).... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
Rheumatology 37 years experience
Normal symptoms: This is typical for a tendon problem. The tendon is the end if a muscle where it connects to the bone. If it is torn the pain often follows the cour... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Zooberg
Orthopedic Surgery 42 years experience
Strained tendon: A strained tendon in arm is first treated with rest, ice, and anti-inflammatory medication. If it does not improve see an orthopedist.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Hinson
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Not sure: Not sure what you mean. The arm has a number of tendons. When a tendon is inflamed, it is called tendonitis. This does, indeed, hurt. But it is usuall... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Arm Tendon: More likely to break again. I would follow your team's protocol exactly and not over do it.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
It will not effect : The movement but the strength of the arm in bending (flexing) and also in the strength the forearm turning.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 19 years experience
Elbow: Common flexor tendon begins on the inside of your elbow. These group of muscles do flexion of the wrist and fingers.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harry Dollahite
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Unusual but possible: Tennis elbow surgery – lateral epicondylitis release and repair, is commonly associated with a protracted time to recover. At seven months though, i w... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Human bites are bad: Take your child to the doctor to make certain that the skin wasn't broken by the bite.Human bites are notorious for causing serious infection.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 41 years experience
Monitor/seek help: I would monitor this -- keep a diary for 1 week. You do not know how many hours you may be straining this area and you should be concerned. Obviously,... Read More

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