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Tenex Health TX™ for Tendon Pain

UM Health-West offers a minimally invasive, non-surgical option to relieve chronic tendon pain and restore mobility.

Using ultrasound technology, this groundbreaking procedure removes damaged tendon tissue, so you can rapidly return to the activities you love. It is highly effective for chronic pain associated with:

  • Tennis or golfer’s elbow
  • Runner’s knee
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Rotator cuff, swimmer’s shoulder, shoulder pain

Tenex Health TX ™ was developed for patients who have been in pain for three months or longer and have already tried rest, ice, medicine or cortisone shots.

The procedure takes less than 20 minutes and is performed with a local anesthetic in an office setting. With pinpoint accuracy, ultrasonic energy targets the damaged tissue. Once the source of pain is removed, your body naturally heals itself.

  • Quick pain relief
  • No stitches, just a small bandage
  • Rapid return to normal activities
  • Covered by most insurance

Available at the UM Health-West Sports Medicine Center 616.252.7778 and UM Health-West Allendale 616.252.3900.