• Hip Flexor Series Part 1: Assessing for Tightness

    The hip flexors are a group of muscles that act to flex the femur at the hip joint.  The primary movers are the rectus femoris and iliopsoas.  The pectineus, sartorious and hip adductors also assist in the action of hip flexion.  An easy way to visualize this action is bringing the... Read more
  • SSMI Now Offering Stretch Therapy!

    Are you always feeling tight, noticing limited range of motion, and looking to improve your flexibility? Scottsdale Sports Medicine Institute is proud to announce that we have added stretch therapy as part of our services.  Stretch therapy sessions can be booked for 15 or 30 minute sessions to... Read more
  • Hamstring Flexibility Part 3: Eccentric Exercises

    Part 1 and 2 of our hamstring series focused on assessing flexibility and passive stretches for the hamstring.  Part 3 of this series will focus on some strength exercises with an eccentric emphasis that will improve hamstring mobility.  The eccentric phase of a movement involves a muscle... Read more
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll LA Marathon – Great Medical Team from USC & UCLA!

  • Happy Thursday From Doctor Carfagno and Max!

    Happy Thursday From Doctor Carfagno and Max!
  • Welcome Dr. Johnson to Scottsdale Sports Medicine!!

    Welcome, Dr. Johnson, to Scottsdale Sports Medicine!  We are happy to announce that Dr. Eric Johnson, PhD, has just recently joined us here in our office.  Dr. Eric Johnson is clinically trained as a Neuropsychologist and has treated ages 10-100.  He specializes in utilizing the... Read more
  • Are you at risk for a deep venous thrombosis after a big endurance race?

     Ever since the “first marathon” 2500 years ago in ancient Greece when Pheidippides completed his run to Athens and then died upon arrival, we worry about the chance of a catastrophic health event during intense competitions like marathons, triathlons and distance cycling. The most... 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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