What is it?

Biceps tendinitis is an inflammation or irritation of the upper biceps tendon - the tendon of the biceps muscle located in the upper arm.

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Additional names

This group contains additional names:
- Shoulder tenditinits

Signs & symptoms

Symptoms of bicipital tendinitis may include one of more of the followings:
- Pain or tenderness in the front of the shoulder
- Pain that moves down the upper arm bone
- A frequent snapping sound in the shoulder


After discussing your symptoms and medical history, your healthcare provider will examine your shoulder. They may refer you to further imaging tests to confirm your diagnosis.


Non-surgical treatment may be effective in most patients. This treatment contains: rest, ice, painkillers, steroid injections, and physical therapy. In some cases when surgery is required, the damaged tendon can be replaced or repaired, depending on the severity of the injury.

☝️ This is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult with your physician before making any medical decision.

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