What is Tendon Release?

Category: Surgeries


Tendon release is a surgical procedure to cut through or disconnect a tendon (tenotomy.) The procedure normally involves cutting the tendon and allowing it to retract towards the junction of the muscle and tendon.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
De Quervain syndrome 1 0
Hereditary spastic paraplegia 1 0
Loss of motor control in legs 1 0
Rheumatoid arthritis 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell


Based on patients currently having Tendon Release

Dosage Patients
one time 1


Currently having Tendon Release

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped having Tendon Release

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 8
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Tendon Release.