At Carle McLean County Orthopedics, we offer safe, effective and quick solutions for our patients. If you have been experiencing tendon pain in your shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, ankle or foot and want to avoid open surgery, Percutaneous Ultrasound Tenotomy (PUT) treatment may be right for you. Our providers use Tenex Health TX® technology to safely break down and remove the target, diseased tissue while leaving healthy tendons unharmed.

Percutaneous Ultrasound Tenotomy treats chronic:

  • Shoulder tendonitis.
  • Tennis/golfer’s elbow.
  • Hip tendonitis.
  • Hamstring tendonitis.
  • Jumper’s knee.
  • Achilles tendonitis.
  • Plantar fasciitis.
  • Calcific deposits in the tendon.
  • Bone spurs or bony prominences.

Chronic tendon pain can be caused by overuse, injury or calcification. With a single PUT procedure, Carle McLean County Orthopedics can help you get back to the activities you love. The PUT procedure takes under 30 minutes total and full recovery can be as early as six weeks. Clinical studies have shown that PUT has removed tendon pain for over 85% of patients. 

Benefits of Percutaneous Ultrasound Tenotomy:

  • Rapid pain relief.
  • Rapid recovery.
  • No stitches.
  • One-time treatment.
  • Well-tolerated procedure.

Don’t let your tendon pain stop you from doing the activities you love most. For more information on this procedure, or other minimally invasive options to reduce pain and promote healing, call for an appointment today!