• Baker's Cysts

    Did you ever feel a lump or fullness in the backside of your leg behind the knee? This might be what is called a Baker’s cyst or popliteal... Read more
  • Dizziness in Elderly Athlete

     Have you started feeling dizzy? We recently had a patient who started feeling dizzy, and nothing seemed to help. After seeing multiple... Read more
  • Blood Flow Restriction Training

    Blood Flow Restriction Training (BFR), also known as occlusion, is a low-load exercise training method that involves the restriction of blood flow to... Read more
  • Adhesive Capsulitis

    Shoulder injuries are extremely common in active men in their 5th and 6th decades. Activities like golfing and swimming make these injuries even more... Read more
  • Saturday Night Palsy

    This time of year is party season! Who doesn’t have a Christmas party, ugly sweater party, New Year’s celebration? All the more reason to... 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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