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Treating Chronic Achilles Tendon Pain With Minimal Incision Approach

Updated: Mar 19, 2020

Isn't It Time You Treated Your Tendon Pain?



The TenJet procedure is performed in an outpatient setting under local anesthetic in approximately 15 minutes providing patients with many of the benefits of surgical debridement.

The TenJet System enables an ultrasound-guided, minimal incision treatment to target the source of tendon and ligament pain.


Do you have tendon pain in your shoulder, elbow, knee, or foot?


Has this pain been bothering you for more than four months?


Have you tried rest, physical therapy, or injection, and nothing seems to relieve the pain?


If you have answered yes to any of these questions, you may have chronic tendonitis and should speak to your doctor or foot & ankle specialist about TenJet.

Causes of Tendon Pain


Tendons are strong, flexible bands of connective tissue that connect muscle to bone, and transmit the energy needed to allow muscles and bones to create movement. Ligaments are similar in nature but they connect bone to bone in order to maintain, position and structure, and control movement of joints. Tendon and ligament injuries can result from activities that involve repetitive motion, and over time these injuries can generate micro-tears within the collagen fibers of the tendon. When a tendon is unable to heal, scar tissue can form which may cause pain and limit range of motion.

Frequent Areas of Tendon Pain


Achilles tendinitis

Elbow tendinitis

Knee tendinitis

Shoulder tendinitis


The TenJet Solution


TenJet is a minimally invasive intervention designed to target and treat the source of your chronic tendon pain before the need for invasive open surgery. This proven and effective technology utilizes a needle-like device to deliver a controlled, supersonic stream of water that removes diseased tendon while sparing healthy tendon. Performed under local anesthesia, in approximately 15 minutes, the TenJet procedure treats the source of your tendon or ligament pain allowing you to quickly return to daily activities.


Feature & Benefits


• Minimally invasive technique requires a small incision eliminating the need for sutures.

• Performed in an outpatient setting under a local anesthetic in about fifteen minutes.

• Covered by most insurance providers.


Call to schedule an appointment for a consultation with a TenJet™ foot and ankle physician today to see if you are a candidate for this procedure and find out how it can help you become pain free quickly and easily compared to traditional open surgery.


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