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    Biceps Tendon Disorders

    Suffering from snapping pain at the front of your shoulders? If you are suffering from this problem, then you might be suffering from a biceps tendon disorder. Feel free to book an appointment online to get treated by one of the best orthopaedic doctors.

    Dr. Aditya Sai

    MS, DNB (Orthopaedics)

    Biceps Tendon Disorders

    The biceps is one of the flexors of the elbow . There are two parts of the biceps origin. The long head of biceps that originates in the shoulder joint , whilst although had debatable function causes a number of disorders and is an important pain generator in various shoulder disorders.

    Biceps tendon can cause pain and snapping in the shoulder in a number of disorders:

    • SLAP tears
    • Biceps tendinitis
    • Rotator cuff tear
    • Adhesive capsulitis


    • Pain in front of the shoulder joint
    • Snapping /positional pain.


    Initial treatment is with physical therapy , icing and NSAIDS.

    Steroid injections can help in pain relief

    If there is no symptomatic relief despite injection surgical intervention in form of arthroscopic procedures may be considered.

    Tenotomy : The biceps is cut and left as it is , it is generally used in individuals above 50 with lesser functional demands. Does not lead to a significant strength loss and offers good pain control.

    Tenodesis: May be considered in younger individuals who have higher demands , wish to lift heavier weights.

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    Dr. Aditya Sai is a renowned surgical orthopedic doctor practising in Mumbai. He has 15+ years of experience, with 10+ years of specialization in Shoulder Surgery, Knee & Hip Arthroscopy And Joint Preservation.


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