What is Distal Biceps Reattachment?
The bicep is one of the primary muscles in the arm and is commonly injured in a variety of highly strenuous activities. However, in serious cases, this can cause the muscle to tear or rupture, leading to discomfort, pain, and countless other unwanted side effects. Preston Surgery Center in Frisco, TX can perform distal biceps reattachment to restore the function of the arm to patients suffering from this injury. Our physicians are highly experienced in utilizing this procedure to aid our patients in returning to their normal lives.
"I really enjoyed the process of working with them. The results were amazing on top loving to visit their office and staff. I highly recommend them to all my friends and family. Dr. Logic far exceeded my expectations - I had the root canal two months ago and I’m happy to say Dr. Logic far exceeded my expectations in skill and professionalism. I couldn’t have asked for a better practice."- M.S. / Facebook / Feb 04, 2019
"I have met with Dr. Lloyd several times. He has been extremely helpful in solving the problem I was experiencing when I came to him.He is smart, caring and communicated with me in such a way that I totally understood what was happening.I cannot say enough good things."- M.V. / Healthgrades / Jan 24, 2020
"Very thorough, excellent care. Before and after surgery. Office is very helpful and friendly. I highly recommend this Dr. Excellent!!"- B.B. / Healthgrades / Jun 07, 2020
"FIVE STAR - BACK TO NORMAL THANKFUL TO DR MARK VALENTE AND TEAM,ABOVE THAT GOD'S GRACE AND BLESSINGS UPON ME I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH SPINAL STENOSIS PRESENTED SEVERE PAIN,TINGLING AND NUMBNESS TO LT LEG.IT HAPPENED ALL ON A SUDDEN AND I DIDN'T HAVE MUCH EXPERIENCE TO DECIDE,SITUATIONS FORCED ME TO UNDERGO MINIMALLY INVASIVE SPINAL FUSION.IMMEDIATELY AFTER SURGERY I COULDN'T FEEL RELIEF OF PAIN BUT AFTER ONE MONTH I COULD FEEL THE GRADUAL RECOVERY OF PAIN TINGLING AND BALANCE.AMAZING RECOVERY RECEIVED THROUGH THE PERFORMANCE REHAB AND PHYSICAL THERAPY SUPPORTIVE GROUP AT FRISCO SQUARE. AFTER THREE MONTHS I AM BACK TO WORK WITH OUT ANY RESTRICTIONS, I AM AN RN WORKING IN MEDICAL FIELD TOO.I DIDN'T GET MUCH FAMILY SUPPORT TOO.I STILL CONTINUE TO USE MY BACK BRACE FOR SPINE SUPPORT AND STRENGTH. I RECOMMEND ANY ONE TO UNDERGO FOR SURGERY INSTEAD OF PROLONGING TIME WITH PAIN."- Anonymous / Vitals / Feb 17, 2020
"Dr keelen has done 2 nerve injections and they help alot!!! Feel safe and comfortable with his procedures!!!!"- J. / Healthgrades / Feb 12, 2020
Distal Biceps Reattachment FAQs
How long does it take to recover from distal biceps reattachment?
While the exact recovery time will vary from patient to patient, most people are able to resume normal daily activities within 2 – 3 weeks of the surgery. However, it will likely take anywhere from 3 – 4 months before the muscle has completely healed.
How is distal biceps reattachment performed?
Distal biceps reattachment is an open surgical procedure that is performed on an outpatient basis through the use of general anesthesia. During the procedure, our team will work to reconnect the bicep to the radius bone using sutures.
What are the signs of a torn or ruptured distal bicep tendon?
Countless injuries can be caused through strenuous activities, such as weight lifting or sports. However, it can be incredibly difficult to know exactly how serious that injury might be. In the case of injuries to the distal bicep tendon, people usually experience:
- Pain, swelling, or bruising in the front of the elbow
- Weakness when bending the elbow
- Lack of feeling in the tendon
- Asymmetry in the appearance of the muscle
- An abrupt snap or pop in the elbow
Restore Your Body
Performed at Preston Surgery Center, a distal bicep reattachment is able to repair the tendon within the bicep. The procedure costs about $5,259 at our Frisco, TX facility, and you can contact us to learn more today.