A Study of Outcomes in Individuals Who Undergo Ultrasound Guided Achilles and Patellar Tendon Scraping for Tendinopathy


About this study

The purpose of this study is to determine and describe the expected outcomes (degree of pain relief, duration of pain relief, return to sport or desired activity, and secondary treatment interventions sought) for individuals who undergo ultrasound guided Achilles and patellar tendon scraping for tendinopathy.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who underwent ultrasound guided Achilles or patellar tendon scraping.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Jacob Sellon, M.D.

Closed-enrolling by invitation

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Not open to everyone who meets the eligibility criteria, but only those invited to participate by the study team.

Contact information:

Jacob Sellon M.D.



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