Man in gym with big biceps lifting weights

Proximal Biceps Tears

Your biceps muscle runs along the front of your upper arm, from your shoulder to your elbow. The upper part of this muscle is attached to your shoulder by two tendons (the proximal biceps tendons): the long head of the biceps connects the muscle to the top of the shoulder socket (the glenoid) while the…

Man with bicep pain

Distal Biceps Tears

Your biceps muscle is located at the front of your upper arm. When the muscle contracts it pulls the forearm up and rotates it outwards.  Tendons attach the biceps muscle to the shoulder blade (scapula) and the radius bone of the forearm. There are two proximal biceps tendons, of which the long head of biceps…

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Treating Frozen Shoulder

A frozen shoulder is a painful and debilitating condition that can last for several years. The causes are not always fully understood but the condition – also caused adhesive capsulitis – is the result of thickening of the capsule of connective tissue that surrounds the shoulder joint. As it thickens it becomes tight which restricts…