Biceps Rupture at the Shoulder/Elbow
This injury is usually the result of a sudden forceful straightening of the elbow during concurrent contraction of the biceps muscle. Typically, there is sudden forearm pain and weakness. Surgical repair is necessary.
Post-surgical rehabilitation can be helpful with the recovery of range of motion, strength, and function.
Possible Treatment Goals
- Improve Function
- Improve Muscle Strength and Power
- Increase Oxygen to Tissues
- Decrease Postoperative Complications
- Improve Range of Motion
- Self-care of Symptoms
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