• 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
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  • HALLOWEEN SPECIAL!!

    This is not a TRICK!  We have a real TREAT for you!  Come in to Scottsdale Sports Medicine Institute before HALLOWEEN to receive 20% off all Metabolic Testing to include a VO2 Max Exercise Test an RMR and a DEXA Scan Body Composition Test.  This deal is... Read more
  • Hamstring Flexibility Part 2: Passive Stretching

    Part 1 of our hamstring flexibility series looked at how to assess for hamstring flexibility using the active straight leg raise.  This week, we will focus on passive stretching to increase hamstring flexibility.  Flexibility can be thought of as the useable range of motion for a given... Read more
  • Runners versus Vegans. Who’s got healthier arteries?

    According to the most rigorous analysis of risk factors ever published, The Global Burden of Disease Study funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the number one cause of disability is America is now our diet, bumping cigarette smoking to number two. 1 Since the Standard American Diet... Read more
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  • Hamstring Flexibility Part 1: Active Straight Leg Test

    Do you have tight hamstrings? The active straight leg test is a simple test you can use to test for hamstring flexibility.  All you need for this test is a partner and a PVC pipe or dowel to check the position of the leg.  You can follow these easy steps below and watch our video for a... 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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