Medication


Opioid Epidemic | Chronic Pain in Arizona - graphic of different types of pills

01 May What’s Up with Opioids?

By now I’m sure you’ve heard about the “opioid epidemic” and some of the concerns about prescribing opiods for chronic pain. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at these issues to understand the importance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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04 Apr Top Doc 2018 – 11 Years and Going!

Desert Spine and Sports Physicians is honored to be recognized in Phoenix Magazine’s 2018 Top Docs issue. Congratulations to Brad Sorosky MD and Susan Cunningham Sorosky MD who have each received this award eleven times! Top Doctors is an annual survey of health care professionals conducted by PHOENIX magazine. This is...

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Are NSAIDS Safe? - strips of pills

31 Jul Are NSAIDS Safe?

Most doctors and patients remember the story about Vioxx (Rofecoxib). This NSAID was approved by the FDA in 1999 and was expected to be superior to all other NSAIDS due to fewer problems in the GI system (think less ulcers), but five years after its...

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We are here for you at DSSP. We continue to offer Telehealth visits in addition to in-office appointments for evaluation and management of your pain complaints. In accordance with the new CDC guidelines regarding indoor mask use being optional based on the COVID-19 community level in Maricopa, it is now optional to wear a mask at DSSP. If you are sick, at-risk, or live with an at-risk individual, we encourage you to wear a mask. Additionally, if any patient prefers their provider to wear a mask, we will gladly continue wearing our masks during your in-person appointment.