Triceps Tendon Rupture is defined as a partial or complete tear of the triceps muscle or tendon at one of several sites, including the musculotendinous junction or the tendinous insertion at the bone.
Ice and NSAIDs are the mainstay of acute therapy.
Partial tears can be treated with two to four weeks’ immobilization followed by progressive rehabilitation by way of physical therapy over three months.
Physical therapy includes
A complete rupture requires surgical re-fixation.