Bicep Injury - Injury During Exercise
A bicep injury can happen
when a bodybuilder’s bicep muscle has been
worked or strained too hard, especially when one
lifts in poor form.
are two common types of bicep injury, the
first being a tear of the bicep tendon around
the shoulder area, and the second a tear
of the bicep muscle around the elbow.
of the bicep tendon is common in older individuals,
who are susceptible to arthritic changes.
The second bicep injury, a tear of the muscle
proximate to the elbow, is more common in
Warming up the bicep muscles properly before starting
a workout always prevents a bicep injury.
Attempting to lift heavy weights
with a muscle that is not correctly warmed
up makes one prone to this muscle damage.
warm up biceps by way of a good row machine or executing
bicep curls with an empty bar (do about 40 minimum).
It must be remembered in order to prevent injuries
that exercising the biceps requires the prospective
bodybuilder to stand erect.
Elbows must lean close
to the sides and they must not be lifted.
Improper wrist position can also render one vulnerable
to biceps injury. When one does the curl, the
hand must be directly brought to the shoulder.
The prospective bodybuilder must also use lifts
that allow repetitions from six to ten and optimally
works the biceps.
It is good sense not to lunge into a heavy bicep
routine after not training for 6 months.After any bicep injury, bicep injury exercises
in a rehabilitation routine are absolutely necessary.
Also called bicipital tendonitis, biceps tendonitis
refers to the inflammation, pain, or tenderness
in the region of the biceps tendon in the front
part of the shoulder or upper arm.
is usually associated with rotator cuff pathology
and impingement and attributed to causes like
repetitive overuse, multidirectional instability,
calcifications into the tendon and direct trauma.
Overhead activities and lifting must be avoided
at first when one is in convalescence with biceps
To treat biceps tendonitis, activity
modification, anti-inflammatory measures, heat
and cold modalities, and a therapeutic exercise
program for promoting strength and flexibility
of the dynamic shoulder stabilizers are often
In particular, bicep injury exercise for bicep
injury rehabilitation is paramount.Rehabilitation for biceps tendonitis is similar
to that of rotator cuff tendonitis, yet rehabilitation
for biceps tendonitis implies rehabilitation for
the shoulder as well.
This is because biceps tendonitis
does not happen in isolation.