Dr. Cunningham talks about innovative sports medicine treatment for knee Injuries!

Knee injuries and knee pain are among the most common orthopedic problems that we evaluate. Both high-impact (running triathlons, basketball, tennis, soccer) and lower-impact (golf, cycling, skiing) sports can exact a toll on even the fittest and enthusiastic athlete over the years. This can lead to acute or chronic injury, with cartilage damage, as a result, robbing you of the enjoyment of an active lifestyle.

ALL CAN BE TREATED WITH PRP/STEM CELL THERAPY, OFTEN WITHOUT SURGERY!

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About Dr. Kelly Cunningham

Kelly Cunningham, MD, has cared for many young and mature athletes whose joints take a beating day in and day out. He welcomes patients from Austin, Texas, and its surrounding communities to experience the cutting-edge technology and skill offered by his team at Austin Ortho + Biologics.

Dr. Cunningham works with each athlete to develop an individual treatment plan that emphasizes the least invasive treatments possible with a goal of minimal recuperation and downtime. He combines rigorous standards and quality of care with experience and insight, integrating the best new techniques into the care of each patient.

His patients have included skilled athletes in football, basketball, baseball, and hockey, including members of the Dallas Cowboys at their Austin training camp, Austin Ice Bats hockey players, Southwestern University athletes, and many other college and high school athletes. He served for 15 years as a traveling team physician for the men’s alpine downhill US Olympic Ski Team, providing on-the-hill medical race coverage in North America and Europe, including qualifying races for the Winter Olympics.

As a sports medicine specialist, Dr. Cunningham also treats many seasoned weekend warriors such as runners, skiers (downhill, snowboard, and water), and tennis and golf enthusiasts. He is an expert at ACL and meniscus cartilage surgery of the knee and dislocation, labrum and rotator cuff surgery of the shoulder. He also utilizes both surgical and in-office PRP and stem cell therapy.

After medical school and residency training in Dallas, he completed a sports medicine/knee fellowship with renowned orthopedic specialist Dr. Richard Steadman in Vail, Colorado, and underwent further shoulder training in England and Canada.

In recent years, he has closely monitored cutting-edge techniques as they’re developed for use in these acute and chronic problems.

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