• Shin Splints

    Nothing is worse than finally feeling like you are making the effort to get active and start running when BOOM! shin pain strikes , and takes you out... Read more
  • Pes Anserinus Pain Syndrome (PAPS)

    Having knee pain? You may be experiencing a condition called pes anserine bursitis or pes anserinus pain syndrome (PAPS). PAPS is a condition that... Read more
  • Plantar Fasciitis and heel pain

    Do you have heel pain? You may be dealing with the most common heel condition present in adults, plantar fasciitis. What is plantar fasciitis?... Read more
  • All about the IT band

    The iliotibial band is a tract of fibrous tissue running down the outside of the leg from the iliac crest (pelvis) to Gerdy’s tubercle on the... Read more
  • It’s Not Always Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Do you struggle with wrist pain? People often think they have carpal tunnel syndrome, however that is only one of many possibilities.Carpal tunnel... Read more


Comprehensive Medical Care for the Athlete.  From the elite physiology of a Professional athlete to the weekend warrior, Dr Carfagno, the Athlete's Internist, 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 Sports Medicine.  

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, musculoskeletal and cardiopulmonary testing, and orthopedic care, and metabolic programs to help you achieve and surpass your fitness goals.

Dr. Carfagno is the Assistant National Medical Director for:


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