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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

PHYSICAL THERAPY
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SPORTS REHAB
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ORTHOPEDIC PHYSICAL THERAPY
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PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL THERAPY
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HOME CARE PHYSICAL THERAPY

MANUAL THERAPY
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CLASS IV LASER THERAPY
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IASTM
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NEUBIE E-STIM
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SHOCKWAVE THERAPY

PRE / POST SURGICAL REHAB
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SHOULDER PAIN
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BACK PAIN & SCIATICA
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ELBOW, WRIST, & HAND PAIN
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HIP & KNEE PAIN
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FOOT & ANKLE PAIN
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CHRONIC PAIN

TMJ/TMD
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NEUROLOGICAL / STROKE
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VERTIGO
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BALANCE AND GAIT
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MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT
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WORK INJURY