What Is Bicep Tendinitis

June 21, 2017

Biceps tendinitis is a swelling or irritation of the upper biceps tendon. This powerful, cord-like structure links the biceps muscle to the bones in the shoulder. Pain in the anterior of the shoulder and instability are common symptoms of biceps tendinitis. They can frequently be relieved with rest and medication. In severe cases, surgery can be required to repair the tendon. Anatomy Your shoulder is a ball and socket joint…