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i'm 24 years old my left distal bicep tendon rupture popeye about a year ago i lost strength in my left arm with surgery will i regain my strength?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mathew Chengot
Cardiology 43 years experience
You could: Tendon needs reattachment other wise will not improve strength and also can develop atrophy see an orthopedic doc.
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
You waited too long: Muscles atrophy when not used, one year is a long time.

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Last updated Oct 9, 2013

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