• Stress Fracture - Not all back of the leg pains are hamstring strains

    [caption caption="Stress fracture of the Femoral Neck On MRI"][/caption]Many injuries can occur with athletes and those that take part in... Read more
  • Wrist Pain from Repetitive Work in a Desk Worker

    In a technology ran world filled with smartphones and computers, it is not surprising that wrist pain is extremely common. Whether you are working... Read more
  • Sunday Funday Fitness

    Want an unconventional non-linear way to enjoy your Sunday wind down workout?  Consider a Route around your hood and beyond with stops for... Read more
  • Are you hip to arthritis and labral tears?

    The hip is one of the most dynamic joints in the body. Much like the shoulder joint, the hip grants us the ability to perform many different... Read more
  • Know Your NSAIDs

    Over the counter (OTC) pain medications or prescribed non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medications are often the best first option that... 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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