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

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    Rishi Vora DO and Susan Sorosky MD Recent trends in the legalization of recreational marijuana and the increased marketing of Cannabidiol (CBD) containing products have led to these products garnering

  • Top Doc 2019 – Over a decade-long legacy!

    Congratulations to Brad Sorosky MD and Susan Sorosky MD for their 26th cumulative 2019 Top Docs award from Phoenix Magazine. Top Doctors is an annual survey of health care professionals conducted by P

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    By Nasser Ayyad DO Introduction Nearly every day the practitioners at Desert Spine and Sports Physicians are asked by patients about regenerative medicine treatments such as stem cell therapy for musc

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    Is that Pain in My Hip Bursitis? Maybe Not.

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