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Doctor insights on: Subscapularis Tendon Dislocated Bicep

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Tendon (Definition)

Tendons are made up of collagen and are the functional tissue that interfaces between muscles and bone. Muscles generate force that is transmitted through its tendon that inserts on a specific bone that is moved in the plane of the connecting joint made ...Read more


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Should I get surgery for a torn subscapularis tendon and dislocated long bicep tendon?

Should I get surgery for a torn subscapularis tendon and dislocated long bicep tendon?

See a Doc: If the biceps is dislocated it will usually move under the subscapularis muscle and this can cause further damage. They run right next to each other. I would recommend that you have a consultation with an orthopedic surgeon to determine what needs to be done. ...Read more

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What are other methods of examination for a subscapularis tendon tear than an mri?

What are other methods of examination for a subscapularis tendon tear than an mri?

MRI: Is the best study to evaluate for a subscapularis tendon tear. An mr arthrogram (injection of dye into the joint space) may add some information). ...Read more

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I have a partial tear in my subscapularis tendon with pain and restricted movement. Is surgery the only way? I am a personal trainer and play sports.

I have a partial tear in my subscapularis tendon with pain and restricted movement. Is surgery the only way? I am a personal trainer and play sports.

Need more info: considering your occupation you need to consult with an orthopedic surgeon and a physiotherapist who deals mostly with athletes. Many partial tears do not always mean surgery. ...Read more

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Can a person dislocate his / her ligament or tendon of the knee?

Can a person dislocate his / her ligament or tendon of the knee?

Yes: You could dislocate the patellar tendon of the knee when you dislocate your knee cap? ...Read more

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I have 7 x 4 x 3mm tear in the subscapularis & mild calcific tendonitis of the tendon--will this need surgery?

Tear: There is a chance that can heal without surgery. You also need to know from the MRI if this is a complete or partial tear which can change the outcome. ...Read more

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Hello, i hurt my hip doing the limbo. I don't think it dislocated, but maybe a tendon or muscle tore on the front of the hip. 2 weks later and hurts?

Hello, 
i hurt my hip doing the limbo. I don't think it dislocated, but maybe a tendon or muscle tore on the front of the hip. 2 weks later and hurts?

Suggest MRI: It is possible you may have torn one of the muscles that cross the hip joint. Another strong possibility is that you may have torn your labrum or joint cartilage. If after 2 weeks you still have pain or clicking, i would see an orthopaedic surgeon for possible MRI arthrogram. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi, I have pain in my right shoulder. I had an MRI done. Can you please tell me what the following findings mean? 1. Extensive tendinosis versus full-thickness focal tear of the supraspinatus. Tendinosis of the infraspinatus and subscapularis tendons.

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I have pain in my right shoulder.  I had an  MRI done.  Can you please tell me what the following findings mean?
1. Extensive tendinosis versus full-thickness focal tear of the supraspinatus.  Tendinosis of the infraspinatus and subscapularis tendons.

Rotator cuff: Your rotator vuff is a group of 3 muscles which r on top of the shoulder blade I t attaches to the humerus by three tendons ,supraspinatous , infraspinatous and teres minor. These tendons r very thick so when they tear they usually tear partially ,not unlike a shoe string that begins to unravel. Subscapularis tendon helps piUll your arm back towards the midline.it and the infraspinatous tendons ...Read more

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Tendon in pinky by knuckles severed in a fall yrs ago. Mb b/c it dislocated. Doc said surgery not recom b/c hand wont fist. Now just hangs. Advice?

Tendon in pinky by knuckles severed in a fall yrs ago. Mb b/c it dislocated. Doc said surgery not recom b/c hand wont fist. Now just hangs. Advice?

Don't understand: Difficult to ascertain your question. Avoid abbreviations if possible... Is your pinky extensor ( back of hand) 'slipping' off your knuckle when you grip?If so , see an orthopedic surgeon or hand surgeon.Good luck! ...Read more

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I dislocated my shoulder a week ago and it keeps popping randomly like if i flex my bicep the first time it'll pop, or if i stretch it'll pop, normal?

I dislocated my shoulder a week ago and it keeps popping randomly like if i flex my bicep the first time it'll pop, or if i stretch it'll pop, normal?

No, labral tear: You likely have injured your labrum from the injury. While in general, popping of the shoulder is not a significant problem, popping after a dislocation is more significant. I suggest you see a shoulder orthopedic specialist and likely an arthrogram MRI is necessary. ...Read more

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Bodybuilder:tore the AC/dislocated collar bone left shoulder now can't focus my bicep curls completely on my bicep, the full contraction isn't there. ?

Bodybuilder:tore the AC/dislocated collar bone left shoulder now can't focus my bicep curls completely on my bicep, the full contraction isn't there. ?

Consult OrthOpedics: If you tore up your ACL, dislocated collar bone, my advice would be on getting these fixed urgently and resume your regular workout as advised by the orthopedist. Feel better. ...Read more

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I have a dislocated shoulder due to tendons and muscles not being strong enough I have to see a neurosurgeon what treatment works for this problem?

? Cause: Do you have recurrent seizures that have caused your shoulder to dislocate posteriorly?( out the back)or do u have a problem w/ your spinal cord seen on mri?Not sure what your underlying diagnosis is...Need more information to answer. If u have multidirectional instability( mdi)then therapy is often 1st line of treatment under the direction of an orthopedic surgeon... ...Read more

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How long does a distal biceps tendon rupture take to heal?

How long does a distal biceps tendon rupture take to heal?

5 months: Distal biceps ruptures need to be repaired surgically. If done well, gentle range of motion exercises are begun early, using the arm gently for 3 months. At the 3 months junction normal use without lifting or stress, if everything goes well, normal use and stressat five months. ...Read more

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Is a full thickness bicep tendon tear painful and requires surgery?

Is a full thickness bicep tendon tear painful and requires surgery?

Depends on extent of: injury, which can be determined by an MRI. Please seek immediate orthopedic evaluation. If you cannot raise or flex the affected arm there may be nerve damage. Please seek immediate attention. ...Read more