• Doctor's Tip of the Day: Sleeper Stingers

    See the Youtube link provided for Doctor Carfagno's tips on sleeper stingers. Read more
  • Resistance Training 101: How lifting weights can improve your health

    American society has been accustomed to trust Doctors and allied health care professionals to prescribe medication and treatment plans.  Common connotation might suggest that pills and surgery are the first thingthat pops into our minds when talking about western medicine.  While these... Read more
  • SMR 101: A Beginners Guide to Foam Rolling

    Feeling tight? Unwind With These Self Myofascial Release Tips...Foam rolling, massage sticks, and many other tools have gained a lot of admiration in fitness and wellness circles for their ability to help relieve muscle soreness and improve flexibility.  There are a lot of tools out there that... Read more
  • New Video: Overview of Metabolic Testing at SSMI

    Scottsdale Sports Medicine Institute takes great pride in the on-site metabolic lab Dr. Carfagno has created.  If you have followed any of our social media or have visited our office you have probably been exposed to some of the metabolic testing we offer at our office.In the past we have... Read more
  • Win a Rock and Roll Arizona Free VIP Entry

    Want to win a free VIP Race Entry into this Sunday's Rock and Roll Marathon/Half Marathon?  To Win, the first 4 runners to show up at Scottsdale Sports Medicine this week, Like our page and Check in on Facebook will win an entry!!!Dr Carfagno of Scottsdale Sport Medicine is the Medical... Read more

    Group Wellness at SSMIFocus GroupsScottsdale Sports Medicine offers individualized focus groups on Friday mornings from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.  During the group meetings, we will discuss specific medical conditions and focus on living healthier lifestyles geared toward your specific needs.... Read more
  • Short On Time For Exercise? Try This Kettlebell Circuit!

    With the holiday season in full swing, it can be hard to make time to exercise.  With busy work, family and personal schedules, exercise falls low on our list of priorities.  DON'T LET THIS BE AN EXCUSE!  Short bouts of high intensity exercise can be just as if not more effective... Read more

Welcome to Scottsdale Sports Medicine Institute!


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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