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07 Mar Top Doc 2022 – 15 Years in a Row!

Desert Spine and Sports Physicians is honored to be recognized in Phoenix Magazine’s 2022 Top Docs issue. Congratulations to Brad Sorosky MD and Susan Sorosky MD who have both received this prestigious award in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and for Brad Sorosky MD also in Pain Management. Top Doctors is an...

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What is this “sugar water” injection? | Prolotherapy - bottles with Dextrose syrup

15 Sep Prolotherapy 101: What is this “sugar water” injection that everyone is talking about? And how can it help with healing and pain?

Prolotherapy has been around since the 1930s when Dr. Earl Gedney, an osteopathic physician, developed a technique to heal his own injured ligaments when he hyperextended his thumb on closing surgical doors.1 However, in the 1950s Dr. George Hackett named the technique, prolotherapy, after observing a growth...

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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 Mar Top Doc 2021 – 14 Years in a Row!

Desert Spine and Sports Physicians is honored to be recognized in Phoenix Magazine’s 2021 Top Docs issue. Congratulations to Brad Sorosky MD, Susan Sorosky MD and Tima Le DO who have each received this award. Top Doctors is an annual survey of health care professionals conducted by PHOENIX magazine....

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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.