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I ripped something in my bicep this morning.
With arms almost fully extended on preacher curls, heard the sound of something in the arm ripping/snapping and then the muscle was bulged in the upper part of my arm. Going to orthepedic surgeon Monday. Arm is swollen and badly bruised on the inside of the elbow. Any advice in dealing with repair and recovery?

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    i tore my right bicep the upper part .heard pop .bicep bulging to the lower part no bruiseing yet saw doctor may be torn bicep belly not ligament huge space in upper arm . what can I do to fix this

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    Look up Distal Bicep Rupture on the internet. Kinda sounds like that might be what you have. Were you doing a jerking motion to curl the weight up? Did it sound like a .22 rifle shot going off? Is their a flat spot just above your elbow (on the inside) and then a bulge where the muscle has pulled up? If these are symptoms then you are likely looking at a distal rupture.2 ways to treat and will depend on your age and physical state and future expectations. 1) no surgery, will heal but you will lose about 20% strength and rotational motion. (usually for older, less active people)2) Surgery to reattatch. If this is what you want you should have it done ASAP, DO NOT WAIT!

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