Ortiz Undergoes Ultrasound Treatment, Needs Walking Boot and 4-6 Weeks of Rest

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Ortiz Undergoes Ultrasound Treatment, Needs Walking Boot and 4-6 Weeks of Rest
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With the Red Sox and David Ortiz expected to begin contract talks next week the 36-year-old designated hitter underwent ultrasound treatments on his injured Achilles’ tendon yesterday. Rob Bradford of WEEI.com reports that Ortiz will be in a walking boot for the next 7-10 days and will be sidelined for a total of 4-6 weeks.

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