• What is 432 Hz Tuning? How and why does it relate to our well being as an athlete? Do you listen to music when you are in pain? How about when working out?

    What is 432 Hz Tuning? How and why does it relate to our well being as an athlete? Do you listen to music when you are in pain? How about when working out?To understand the healing power behind 432Hz, you must first learn about another frequency, 8Hz. It is said that 8Hz is the fundamental “...
  • What are statins? What does statin intolerance mean? Can statin intolerance be managed?

    What are statins? What does statin intolerance mean? Can statin intolerance be managed?  Statins which includes such brand names as Lipitor, Zocor, Pravachol, and Crestor are one of the most commonly prescribed drugs in clinical practice. They are usually well tolerated and effectively...
  • What is PRP? Is PRP for me? Will PRP improve my condition?

    A therapy in which the patient’s own blood is used to activate, and accelerate a healing response in damaged tendons, ligaments, muscle, and bone. The body naturally creates platelets and white blood cells in reaction to an injury. Thanks to modern technology it is possible to concentrate...
  • Exercise for patients with High Blood Pressure

    Do you have high blood pressure? Are you hesitant to start a program with your high blood pressure?  Are there guidelines on exercising and having high blood pressure?  Did you know that:regular exercise can lower your Blood Pressure by as much as 5-15 mm HGFit men and women w/ high...
  • Cyclist's Palsy

    Cyclist's Palsy is due to a prolonged compression of the ulnar nerve in Guyon's canal and/or the Median nerve in the Carpal Tunnel.  The athlete will complain of numbness, pain, and weakness.  Typically will resolve with rest.Stats: A study of 25 cyclists participating in a 600 km...
  • Amniogenic Therapeutic Injection with a Great Result!!

    Our patient Marvin Y. had a rotator cuff tear and along with physical therapy, eventually underwent an Amniogenic Therapeutic Injection Ultrasound-Guided and had a fantastic result.  Ultrasound pre and post are displayed.
  • Welcome Michelle Cesena, Licensed Clinical Aesthetician

    Welcome Michelle Cesena, a Licensed Clinical Aesthetician at SSMI!Michelle is passionate about skincare. She will help you achieve your ultimate goal of youthful healthy skin. Michelle’s philosophy is to take a clinical approach and preventative measures in the aging process. Michelle...

Welcome to Scottsdale Sports Medicine Institute!

PRO TREATMENT FOR EVERY ATHLETE.

Comprehensive Medical Care for the Athlete.  From the elite physiology of a Professional athlete to the severe medically ill, Dr Carfagno manages the spectrum of your health.  Created in a unique setting of Internal Medicine and Sports Medicine, along with a Metabolic  Physiological Lab, SSMI Redefines Primary Care.  

At Scottsdale Sports Medicine, it doesn’t matter if you’re a professional or a dedicated amateur--we believe every athlete deserves top of the line care. Dr. David Carfagno and his team are ready to help you take your health and fitness to the next level with a state of the art facility, cutting edge treatments and trusted techniques. We offer comprehensive care for the complete athlete, sports injury treatments including impact testing and orthopedic care, and metabolic programs to help you achieve and surpass your fitness goals.

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