We Perform

The physicians at Desert Spine and Sports Physicians are non-surgical specialists, meaning they are experts at using everything but surgery to help relieve pain and improve function. We focus on the whole person rather than just the problem area and perform:


  • Comprehensive Musculoskeletal Evaluations
  • Spine Injections Under Fluoroscopy
  • Joint, Tendon and Bursa Injections
  • Ultrasound-Guided Injections and PRP Therapy
  • Electrodiagnostic Testing
  • Individualized Physical Therapy Planning
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We Treat

As specialists in PM&R or physiatrists, we are experts at diagnosing and treating problems affecting the nerves, muscles, and bones. Some of the diagnoses we commonly see at Desert Spine and Sports Physicians include but are not limited to:


  • Back and Neck Pain
  • Herniated Discs
  • Sciatica/Radiculopathy
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Compression Fractures
  • Sports Injuries
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Tendonitis/Bursitis
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Women’s Health Issues
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News & Events

  • The Link between Vascular Disease and Lumbar Spine Disease

    The Link between Vascular Disease and Lumbar Spine Disease

    There is growing evidence that shows a relationship between diseases of the blood vessels and low back (lumbar) issues such as degenerative disc disease (DDD). To understand why, you need to know a little bit about the anatomy of the lumbar spine, its discs and...

  • Does PRP Work for Chronic Tendonitis

    Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy Part 1: Does PRP Work for Chronic Tendonitis?

    This blog follows on the heels of last month’s blog which encouraged shifting away from the knee jerk reaction of applying R.I.C.E (rest, ice, compression, elevation) to acute musculoskeletal injuries and instead instituting P.O.L.I.C.E (protection, optimal loading, ice

  • Is R.I.C.E Still the Answer for Musculoskeletal Injuries?

    When I was growing up playing sports, there was never a shortage of ice in the training and locker rooms. The acronym R.I.C.E. (rest, ice, compression, elevation) with a particular emphasis on the “I” was thrown around for almost every injury I saw. Sprained your...

  • Herniated Disc Mesa & Phoenix

    New Expansion in Mesa

    We Treat Back Pain, Neck Pain, Herniated Disc and more In Mesa, AZ We at Desert Spine and Sports Physicians are pleased to announce our new and expanded location in Mesa, Arizona.  We are passionate about providing world-class patient care, and at the moment we...