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How can ultrasound be used to treat tennis elbow?

Thomas Plut, DO
Sports Medicine
A treatment option for tennis elbow is an ultrasound procedure called Tenex Health TX. The technique uses an ultrasound-guided probe the size of a toothpick to precisely locate the scar tissue on the affected tendon. The tool delivers ultrasonic energy that breaks up and safely removes the pain-causing damaged tissue without disturbing surrounding healthy areas.

The procedure is performed in an outpatient setting and generally takes about 15 minutes. The incision is closed with a simple bandage.

The system delivers a safe and precise means of targeting damaged tissue. People experience minimal pain and the recovery time is much shorter than standard operative techniques. People can get back to work, sports and a normal lifestyle much more quickly.
 
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