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Early Sports Specialization gymnastics phoenix

17 Nov Early Sports Specialization – Part 2

In part 1 of this series on Early Sports Specialization, I discussed the definition and reasoning behind this concerning trend in athletic participation and hinted at the risks of early specialization. As stated in the prior blog, early sports specialization is defined by a pre-pubertal...

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Herniated Disc mesa

31 Aug 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 are...

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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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back pain, pain, low back

07 Jul How to Alleviate Low Back Pain

Being able to run, dance, jump or just doing daily routine without pain is a powerful thing. When you have sharp pain in your low back, throbbing pain or a dull ache, it can drastically hinder your day. You never realize how much your back...

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