Biceps Brachii Tendon Tear Rehab and Strengthing

Tore my right arm distal bicep tendon May 2 and had it operated on May 14. Have been rehabilitating ever since and am currently on a 20# restriction until about Sept 20 when I see the surgeon again for the last time. Surgeon says there is no way to strength train the tendon; however I found a book that states in regards to distal bicep tendon tear: "It is possible to prevent this injury by regularly working the biceps, not to develope the muscle, but to strengthen the tendon. For this reason add "forearm flexion isolations" using a bar in a series of "cheats" by leaning the chest back to give the bar a boost. If practiced regularly, this technique reinforces the distal tendon of the biceps by the tension it places on it. Nevertheless it must be performed carefully without rounding the back to avoid injury."

Not so sure I understand how to do this exercise and was wondering how to properly do this, plus are there other exercises that will help rehab and strengthen the tendon, post surgery?

Posted By Jerry on August 21, 2007 at 20:59:16:

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