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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...

What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis translates literally as "porous bone" and refers to the loss of the bone mineral density that normally gives our bones structure and support. This typically occurs as we age and is the result of an imbalance between bone formation and resorption. When...

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...

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...

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...