LAKE FOREST, Calif., July 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tenex Health, Inc. has been recognized by Podiatry Today as one of the Top 10 Innovations for Podiatry in 2013. "We are honored to be acknowledged for our innovative product so early in the company's life and truly appreciate the many podiatric surgeons who have adopted our TX System in the past 18 months," said Jagi Gill, Founder and CEO of Tenex Health. "These physicians have quickly recognized the unique ability of the TX System to treat patients suffering from chronic tendon pain and plantar fasciitis."
"The Tenex Health TX System has revolutionized our treatment for plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonosis, conditions which up until now did not have a good treatment solution. This technology from Tenex Health, provides podiatric surgeons the ability for the first time to offer a definitive treatment to our many patients suffering from these painful conditions with minimal downtime," said Lewis Freed, DPM of Scottsdale, AZ. "Over 5 Million Americans suffer from plantar fasciitis and Achilles tendonosis each year and with the TX System we can give these people a solution that reduces or eliminates their pain in a simple, minimally invasive procedure that takes less than 20 minutes. Most of my patients are pain free within days and are completely back to full activity levels within a few weeks."
"I predict that the Tenex Health TX System will become our first line of treatment when traditional conservative therapy fails," said Brenna Steinberg, DPM, FACFAS of Frederick, MD. "My patients find this novel technology to be extremely well tolerated. This safe, effective and minimally invasive technology allows foot and ankle surgeons to deliver the best care possible to our patients suffering from these painful chronic conditions. I congratulate Tenex Health on receiving this honor."
About Tenex Health, Inc.
Tenex Health, Inc. (www.tenexhealth.com) (www.tenexhealthpatient.com) develops and markets innovative therapies for the treatment of tendon pain due to trauma or repetitive motion injuries. The minimally invasive technique utilizes the company's proprietary TX MicroTipTM handpiece to cut and debride diseased tissue in an outpatient setting, in under 20 minutes, using only a local anesthetic. Since the surrounding healthy tendon tissue is not disturbed, patients enjoy less discomfort and faster recovery times versus traditional open surgical procedures.
CONTACT: Tenex Health, Inc. MaryAnn Tingley Vice-President of Marketing 949-454-7500 x 245