Diagnosis and treatment of triceps tendon injuries: a review of the literature.

  title={Diagnosis and treatment of triceps tendon injuries: a review of the literature.},
  author={James A. Tom and N. Santhosh Kumar and Douglas L. Cerynik and Rakesh P. Mashru and Mark S Parrella},
  journal={Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine},
  volume={24 3},
OBJECTIVE To elucidate mechanism of injury, nonoperative protocols, surgical techniques, rehabilitation schedules, and return to sports guidelines for partial and complete triceps tendon injuries. DATA SOURCES The PubMed and OVID databases were searched in 2010 and peer-reviewed English language articles in 2011. MAIN RESULTS After a fall on an outstretched hand, direct trauma on the elbow, or lifting against resistance, patients often present with pain and weakness of extension… CONTINUE READING
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