Biceps/Triceps tendon injuries

There are a number of factors that may increase your risk of biceps/triceps tendon injuries at the elbow, including:

  • Heavy weight lifting
  • Smoking
  • Prior history of tendon injuries
  • Family history of tendon injuries
  • Use of anabolic steroids

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