Biceps Tenodesis Rehab Protocol
Keys to a Successful Outcome
Full shoulder active range of motion can begin as early as deemed appropriate by the therapist and should be included in the general therapy program.
Most failures occur from excessive load placed on the tenodesis repair site. Do not lift too much, too early
The repair site is relatively superficial in the front of the shoulder, and ice is quite effective at decreasing pain and swelling after surgery and activity.
* to be worn day and night
** All exercises and activities to remain non-provocative and low to medium velocity
*** Progress gradually into provocative exercises by beginning with low velocity, known movement patterns