What is the connection between shoulder injuries and the biceps?
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Think about these questions:
What is the primary function of the biceps?
How can you differentiate whether an injury is in the biceps or the brachialis?
Do you know all the things the biceps can do?
Where do the biceps and triceps get injured most often?
Do you know the best ways to stretch the biceps and triceps?
In some ways, the biceps brachii, usually referred to as the biceps, is one of the best known muscles in the human body. Even for people who know next to nothing about anatomy, this structure is easy to locate and engage. Bulging biceps are universally recognized as a symbol of strength. Just think of a typical bodybuilding stance.
But it can sometimes be challenging to identify biceps injuries and differentiate them from other injuries in the shoulder, elbow, and forearm area.Biceps injuries are often confused with subscapularis injuries because their anatomical structures are close to one another in the upper arm.