Why doesn’t your doctor use a cortisone injection for Achilles tendonitis? Learn the risks of a tendon rupture when it is used in this area.
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Cortisone injections are used to treat Achilles tendonitis but, studies show that using these may present adverse complications including a ruptured Achilles tendon that could lead to surgery. For more information, please feel free to ask Dr. Jimenez or contact us at (915) 850-0900.
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