Are you experiencing any of the following symptoms?
- Shoulder pain that may spread down the front of the arm
- Tenderness where the arm meets the shoulder
- Decreased shoulder movement
- A bulge in the muscle in the front of the arm or bicep
Bicipital tendonitis describes inflammation of the tendons that connect the bicep to the shoulder. Tendons are tough, ropelike fibers that connect muscles to bones. Bicipital tendonitis may be caused by overuse, infection, injury, or inflammatory conditions, such as arthritis or bursitis.