Following are true regarding ruptured biceps tendon except
|A||Occurs usually in the short head|
|B||Usually occurs while lifting heavy weights|
|C||Can be managed conservatively|
|D||In recent ruptures power of flexion is reduced by 20%|
Occurs usually in the short head
a. According to Gilcreeste over 50% of all ruptures of the biceps tendon occur through the tendon of the long head.
b. He, also noted that an acute rupture of this tendon occurs most often when a person is lifting a weight of 150 pounds or more