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Treating Chronic Heel Pain and Achilles Tendon Pain at the Source


TenJet® Percutaneous Hydrotenotomy System for Achilles Tendinitis and Plantar Fasciitis by Foot & Ankle Surgeon Dr. Daniel Pero DPM in Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, West Palm Beach, Loxahatchee, and Wellington Florida

Isn't It Time You Treated Your Tendon 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 or fasciitis 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

  • Shoulder tendinitis

  • Elbow Tendinitis

  • Knee Tendinitis

  • Achilles Tendinitis

  • Plantar Fasciitis

TenJet® Percutaneous Hydrotenotomy System for Achilles Tendinitis and Plantar Fasciitis by Foot & Ankle Surgeon Dr. Daniel Pero DPM in Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, West Palm Beach, Loxahatchee, and Wellington Florida

The TenJet® Solution

TenJet® is a minimally-invasve 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.

TenJet® Percutaneous Hydrotenotomy System for Achilles Tendinitis and Plantar Fasciitis by Foot & Ankle Surgeon Dr. Daniel Pero DPM in Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, West Palm Beach, Loxahatchee, and Wellington Florida

Feature & Benefits

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

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

  • No stitches necessary.

  • Covered by most insurance providers.

  • Proven and effective technology used in thousands of spine and wound care applications for over fteen years.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will I feel any pain during the TenJet® procedure?

At the beginning of the procedure you may feel some discomfort when the physician administers anesthesia. After your treatment, you may feel some soreness in the treated area which can be relieved with over the counter medications.

How long will my recovery take?

On average, you should experience pain relief within 3 months of treatment. Individual results may vary and your physician will guide your post treatment recovery plan.

Will I need stitches after my treatment?

No. Due to the TenJet® minimally invasive approach, stitches are not needed.

Is TenJet® covered by insurance?

Yes. The TenJet® procedure is covered by most insurance providers.

If you suffer from chronic heel pain from plantar fasciitis, heel spur syndrome, or Achilles tendinitis or tendinosis, contact the offices of Dr. Daniel Pero, DPM, in Jupiter, West Palm Beach, and Wellington at (561)293-3439 or the miVIP Surgery Centers in Palm Beach Gardens at (561)273-0695. Or for more information visit www.IntegrativeFoot.com or www.TendonPain.com and let Dr. Pero finally put an end to your pain, with no scarring, less downtime, and an early return to your activities.

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