What is Biceps Tendonitis?

Biceps tendonitis is a shoulder condition that causes pain. It is often caused by long-term repetitive overhead movements.

Learn more about this shoulder condition: its causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
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What is the Biceps Brachii ?

Where is it located?

Your biceps brachii is a large muscle located at the front of your arm. This muscle, along with the brachialis muscle, occupies most of the anterior (front) compartment of your arm.

The biceps brachii should not be confused with another muscle called the biceps femoris, which is located at the back of your thigh.

What Is Biceps Tendonitis?

Biceps tendonitis, also called bicipital tendonitis, is one of the more common causes of shoulder pain. Tendonitis, also called tendinitis, is a general term, which means inflammation of a tendon. A tendon is a body tissue that connects your muscle to your bone. In biceps tendonitis, the long head of the biceps in the shoulder area becomes inflamed causing pain.