Opioid Epidemic | Chronic Pain in Arizona

01 May What’s Up with Opioids?

By now I’m sure you’ve heard about the “opioid epidemic” and some of the concerns about prescribing opiods for chronic pain. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at these issues to understand the importance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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04 Apr Top Doc 2018 – 11 Years and Going!

Desert Spine and Sports Physicians is honored to be recognized in Phoenix Magazine’s 2018 Top Docs issue. Congratulations to Brad Sorosky MD and Susan Cunningham Sorosky MD who have each received this award eleven times! Top Doctors is an annual survey of health care professionals conducted by PHOENIX magazine. This is...

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Are NSAIDS Safe?

31 Jul Are NSAIDS Safe?

Most doctors and patients remember the story about Vioxx (Rofecoxib). This NSAID was approved by the FDA in 1999 and was expected to be superior to all other NSAIDS due to fewer problems in the GI system (think less ulcers), but five years after its...

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