This is the area of orthopedics that involves injuries and damage to tendons (such as the shoulder's rotator cuff) and ligaments (such as the knee's anterior cruciate ligament, ACL). This is Dr. Burris' area of expertise.
Dr. Akhtar is an expert in joint replacement of the hip and knee. His core competency is in this area within orthopedics. He is excited to be one of the first few surgeons in Austin who performs robotically assisted joint replacement.
Stem Cell Therapy
Another exciting type of treatment that is becoming popular are Stem Cell injections for arthritis.