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OVERVIEW

Biceps Rupture at the Shoulder/Elbow

This is often caused by a sudden forceful straightening or contraction of the biceps muscles. There is usually sudden forearm weakness and pain. Surgery is required.

Rehabilitation after surgery can help with range of motion, strength, or function.

GOALS

Possible Treatment Goals

  • Enhance Function
  • Increase Muscle Strength and Performance
  • Increase oxygen to tissues
  • Reduce postoperative complications
  • Increase range of motion
  • Self-care for Symptoms
RESOURCES

Additional Resources

Cupping
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Dry Needling
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Movement Retraining
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Normatec Recovery Systems

Physical Therapy & Recovery
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Rehab to Performance Hybrid Program
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Sports Performance