Tag: Bicep

Upper Limb

Bicipital Tendinitis

Brief Outline of Bicipital Tendinitis Bicipital tendinitis results from irritation and inflammation to the biceps brachii tendon, which has lies on the front of the shoulder and allows bending of the elbow and supination of the forearm. Overuse can lead to inflammation and is a common affliction in golfers, weight lifters, rowers, and those engaged […]

Upper Limb

Biceps Brachii Bruise

Brief Outline of Biceps Brachii Bruise Bruising to the biceps brachii can occur following tearing and/or rupture of the biceps brachii tendon, or trauma to the muscle. The biceps brachii tendon attaches the biceps brachii muscle to bone in the shoulder region. Overstrain from weight training can cause tears and bruising, which may also result […]

Upper Limb

Biceps Brachii Tendon Rupture

Brief Outline of Biceps Brachii Tendon Rupture Repetitive strain, particularly due to overlifting, can lead to irritation and microscopic tears in the biceps brachii tendon, which connects the biceps brachii muscle to the shoulder joint at the proximal end and the elbow at the muscle’s distal end. A biceps brachii tendon rupture results from sudden […]

Biceps Femoris Avulsion Fracture
Upper Limb

Biceps Femoris Avulsion Fracture

Brief Outline of Biceps Femoris Avulsion Fracture AnĀ avulsion fracture occurs when a tendon or ligament pulls away from the bone at its attachment, pulling a piece of the bone away with it. This usually results from a forceful, twisting muscular contraction or a powerful hyperextension or hyperflexion of the knee. The injury is more prevalent […]