What is the Rotator Cuff? The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and their tendons that stabilize the shoulder joint and allow motion of the arm. There are four rotator cuff muscles - the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor, and subscapularis. The supraspinatus tendon is the...

Headaches affect up to 15.8% of the world’s population every day.1 Among those who experience chronic headaches, it is estimated that 15-20% of cases are “cervicogenic headaches” (CGH). CGH are defined by pain referred to the head from the bony structures or soft tissues of...

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 in one of...

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....

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...