Overview of a Pectoralis Major Rupture By Dr. Anthony Schepsis

The pectoralis major is one of the main muscles in front of the chest cavity, and it is used in activities such bench presses and push-ups. With the rising popularity of heavy weightlifting, injuries such as ruptures to the pectoralis major are increasingly common. Approximately half of these ruptures are caused by weightlifting, while the … Continue reading

Dr. Anthony Schepsis Discusses Pectoralis Major Ruptures

The pectoralis major is a powerful chest muscle that attaches to the humerus bone and is responsible for moving the shoulder and arm across the chest. It consists of two portions, the sternal head and clavicular head. Tears or ruptures of this muscle most commonly occur from the bench press, and the tear usually occurs … Continue reading