A tear of the biceps tendon at the elbow can occur as the result of lifting a heavy object or from a traumatic accident. A biceps tear can cause significant pain and dysfunction for patients. The treatment of a biceps tear varies depending on the severity and type of tear, and a patient’s requirements and expectations.
When operative management is indicated, Dr McLean performs a distal biceps repair using a modern endobutton technique. This technique can be performed safely with reproducible, excellent results. To learn more about the distal biceps repair technique that Dr McLean uses – Click Here.