Re: Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture


I had surgery 8 weeks ago on my left arm for a ruptured bicepts tendon. Had the same injury on my right arm 4 years ago. I'm told it's like winning the lottery having both arms with the same exact injury. Not sure about that!

Both surguries used the two incision approach (Boyd and Anderson). The right arm had the same exact problem you are describing. It's from trauma to the Ulnar nerve on the underside of the elbow. It took me about 8 weeks to regain use of the three fingers on the hand. Permanent damage to the nerve is a possibility, but unlikely.

Posted By Michael S on July 30, 2007 at 13:14:28:

In Reply to: Re: Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture posted by Angie on July 16, 2007 at 20:14:44:

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