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Experts in Musculoskeletal Medicine

At Spine & Sports Physiatrists, we specialize in the comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of the spine, joints, muscles, tendons and nerves.  Our goal is to restore active and healthy lifestyles as quickly as possible whether the goal is to return  to sports, work, or just normal daily activity.

Why refer your patients to us?

  • Treat all ambulatory spine and joint conditions
  • Treat both ACUTE and chronic conditions
  • Treat adolescents through adults
  • Treat sports medicine injuries
  • Treat work injuries
  • Make sense of complex musculoskeletal xrays, CT and MRI results
  • Perform high quality EMG / NCS with clinical correlation
  • Perform diagnostic ultrasound of nerve, muscle and tendon
  • Perform ultrasound guided aspiration and injection of joints, tendons and nerves
  • Perform platelet rich plasma injection to repair injured muscles and tendons
  • Formulate treatment plans with both surgical and non-operative treatment options
  • Perform epidural and other advanced percutaneous spinal procedures
  • Work closely with expert therapists and surgeons

The vast majority of musculoskeletal conditions respond effectively to non-surgical care.  We provide aggressive, effective and coordinated non-surgical management of these conditions.  By participating in teaching and academic activities, we remain in touch with the latest surgical and non-surgical developments in musculoskeletal medicine and incorporate this new knowledge in the treatment of our patients.  

Physiatrists are Musculoskeletal experts who treat injury and illness, decreasing pain and restoring active lifestyles.

A Coordinated Team Approach… Working closely with referring physicians, specialized therapists and surgeons, we are able to coordinate our patients’ care to enable them  to return to active and healthy lifestyles.

Consider us as the initial consult for your patients with musculoskeletal conditions.

Spine Care

Just as many patients consider spinal conditions frightening and confusing, so do many physicians. There is plenty of folklore to go around including stories of painful injections, unhelpful surgery, getting their “backs cracked,” or becoming paralyzed.  Physicians see long and confusing MRI reports and are often unclear as to whether they are the cause of the patient’s pain or just incidental findings ...

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Sports Medicine

With more than 15 years of experience covering local, professional and international sports, our physicians provide aggressive non-surgical care for a wide variety of athletes. We treat athletes of all ages participating in all sports, from amateur to professional ...
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EMG Sources

EMG reports often seem like a set of confusing numbers.  At Spine & Sports Physiatrists, the electrodiagnostic examination is designed around careful clinical evaluation, leading to a differential diagnosis.  Both neurological and potential orthopedic conditions are considered.  The EMG results are then correlated to produce a clinically relevant conclusion ...
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Workers Compensation

At Spine and Sports Physiatrists, our physicians are trained to alleviate and prevent disability and believe in the sports medicine approach, “return to play” model.  Our physiatrists will supervise return-to-work plan based on patient improvement ...
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We treat the following conditions:

  • SPINE:
    • Low back pain
    • Degenerated discs
    • Neck pain
    • Spinal stenosis
    • Thoracic pain
    • Sciatica and radiculopathy
    • Facet joint cysts
    • Compression fractures
    • Herniated discs
    • Stress fractures
    • Arthritis of the spine
  • JOINT:
    • Hip arthritis
    • Rotator cuff tendinitis/injury
    • Knee arthritis/injury
    • Elbow pain, epicondylitis
    • Ankle sprains
    • Hand/wrist tendinitis
    • Shoulder pain
  • NERVE:
    • Carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Cervical radiculopathy
    • Ulnar neuropathy
    • Lumbar radiculopathy
    • Peripheral neuropathy

We perform the following procedures:

  • Fluoroscopically guided epidural injections
  • Facet injection and aspiration
  • Joint injection
  • Medial branch block injection
  • Radiofrequency neurotomy
  • Lumbar discography
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Nerve condition studies (NCS)
  • Viscosupplementation
  • Sports pre-participation physicals 
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound guided joint and soft tissue injections
  • Platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections