Spinal Stenosis Medical Concept

02 Apr Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

By Julie Hastings MD and Susan Sorosky MD Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is one of the most common pathologic conditions affecting the spine. LSS occurs when there is narrowing of the spinal canal and may involve the central canal, the lateral recess (the sides of the...

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What is a Physiatrist? - Asian woman with shoulder pain

02 Dec What is a Physiatrist?

by Julie Hastings MD and Susan Sorosky MD A ‘physiatrist ‘ (pronounced ‘fizz i’ a trist’) is a physician who specializes in Physiatry, also known as Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation or PM&R, one of the 24 medical specialties certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties....

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scottsdale office

10 Sep New Expansion in Scottsdale

We are pleased to announce the opening of our THIRD location in Scottsdale which is located conveniently near the 101 and Shea. Like our other two offices in Phoenix and Mesa, we offer the full spectrum of non-surgical treatments for pain including in-office fluoroscopic suites...

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Does PRP Work for Chronic Tendonitis - visual graphic of microscopic view of blood cells

01 Feb Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy Part 1: Does PRP Work for Chronic Tendinitis?

This blog follows on the heels of last month’s blog which encouraged shifting away from the knee jerk reaction of applying R.I.C.E (rest, ice, compression, elevation) to acute musculoskeletal injuries and instead instituting P.O.L.I.C.E (protection, optimal loading, ice, compression, and elevation).1 Why? Because we reviewed...

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We are here for you. We continue to offer Telehealth visits (select insurances cover this) in addition to in-office appointments for evaluation and management of your pain complaints. Also while Arizona has lifted its mask mandate, we are still maintaining mask protocols in addition to social distancing and sanitization protocols in order to protect our patients and employees.