• New Video: SSMI Ankle Mobility Tips

    Ankle mobility is often an overlooked component of human movement that has a tremendous ability to help or hinder performance.  Most notably, good ankle mobility can help keep good form and posture during squats and olympic weightlifting movements.  Good ankle mobility can also help to... Read more
  • I have a meniscus tear... Do I need surgery?

    What is a Meniscus?A meniscus is a crescent shaped disk that’s found in the knee. It functions as a shock absorber or cushion between the femur (thighbone) and the tibia (shinbone). It helps with knee stability, lubrication, proprioception, and congruity. Each knee has 2 menisci—one on... Read more
  • SSMI Shoulder Mobility Tips

    Shoulder mobility is one of the keys to maintaining healthy shoulders.  Mobility differs from flexiblity because it is the useable range of motion.  Shoulder mobility is important for elite athletes performing overhead movements as well as the aging population being able to reach above... Read more
  • When Inner Thigh Pain Isn't a Groin Injury...

     Inner thigh or groin pain can cause discomfort on the inside of your leg that can be felt from the groin and all the way down to the knee. This type of injury is common in sports involving rapid acceleration, deceleration, and with rapid change in direction such as soccer, basketball,... Read more
  • School Physicals at West Valley Middle School Santa Maria

    Today Scottsdale Sports Medicine Dr  Carfagno and Dr. Jones donated their time and did free school physicals for West Valley's Santamaria Middle School. Read more
  • School Physicals at West Valley Middle School Santa Maria

    Today Scottsdale Sports Medicine Dr  Carfagno and Dr. Jones donated their time and did free school physicals for West Valley's Santamaria Middle School. Read more
  • Welcome Dr Jones to Scottsdale Sports Medicine Institute!

    We are happy to announce that a new doctor has just recently joined us here in our office.  He looks forward to meeting each of you when you stop by and is available now to see patients!Dr. Jones grew up in the area of Pittsburgh, PA. He graduated with honors from Carnegie Mellon University... Read more

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 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.

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