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what to do for a torn bicep muscle

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Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Biceps: Very difficult to repair after 2 years. Usually requires grafting. First step would be a MRI to see what the status of the tendon and muscle are.
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Needs to be fixed: An orthopedic surgeon (seen at his office or through the er) can evaluate and decide how to fix it. He may need to operate to reconnect the broken ten ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Orthopedic surgeon: Have him consult an orthopedic surgeon to validate the diagnosis. If it's a ruptured biceps tendon he will be advised about the pro's and con's of sur ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Can be hard to tell: The biceps muscle has 2 tendons, one that runs in the shoulder joint (proximal) and one that goes across the elbow joint(distal). Both muscle and tend ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jose Barreto
13 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Visit your doctor: Pain, swelling, limited movement are all signs and symptoms that merit an evaluation by a physician.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Thompson
Specializes in Travel Medicine
Get an exam and a Dx: Pain in the brachioradialis is quite unusual. It could be a tennis elbow or a biceps tendinitis? If there wasn't a sudden injury there may have been a ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Biceps: 'work on it. Discuss with the gym supervisor.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Billings
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Several reasons: There are several reasons why this can happen. The most important is do you have a pinched nerve in your neck. If the nerve is pinched it cannot sen ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Not deflating...: There is no "stored air" in the muscle to either inflate or deflate. You may have had a partial tear of the muscle belly at that point. See a doctor ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No question: U went home & what might have happened? Ur question is more of a statement. Try again Good luck

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