August 2015

  • Could I Have Plantar Fasciitis?

  • Published on Aug 31 2015

    Plantar Fasciitis is a common foot ailment that plagues 10%-16% of the population.  The majority of people who present with heel pain will have the condition.

    What is plantar fasciitis?

    Plantar fascia is a band of connective tissue inside the foot.   It begins in the... Read More

  • Back in the Ring...Side Medicine

  • Published on Aug 13 2015

    After a couple years away, Dr Carfagno has rejoined up with the Arizona Boxing and MMA Commission and will be the Ringside Physician this Saturday night. 

  • Los Angeles Rock and Roll Half Marathon and 5K

  • Published on Aug 12 2015

    Dr Carfagno will be the head medical director at the Los Angeles Rock and Roll Half Marathon and 5k, this October 25th 2015.  If you're competing in it or watching, stop by the expo or the medical area and say Hi!

  • How important is Magnesium in your diet?

  • Published on Aug 11 2015

    Magnesium plays a key role in energy metabolism and is therefore crucial to exercise performance. It also is involved in protein synthesis, cellular energy production and storage, cell growth and reproduction, and DNA and RNA synthesis. Magnesium also helps with nerve and muscle function, heart... Read More