Sports Medicine


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02 Sep 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 in one of...

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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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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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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.