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Biceps Tendonitis Treatment Overview

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Care Plan


First steps to consider

  • Can usually be treated at home initially by reducing activity that causes pain.
  • Rest, ice and heat, ibuprofen (Advil), and gentle stretching can help your pain.

When you may need a provider

  • You heard a sudden pop sound followed by pain and swelling.
  • You notice a bulging muscle in the middle of the upper arm that looks similar to the arm of the "Popeye" cartoon character.
  • Elbow weakness

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