At Scottsdale Joint & Spine, our goal is to get you mobile. Our team of experts have researched the newest treatment options and technologies to blend with traditional techniques for the benefit of our patients.

Chiropractic Therapies

Cold Laser

Cold Laser is an innovative, scientifically based, FDA approved therapeutic modality. This technology offers advanced pain relief and expedited healing times through a process known as photobiostimulation. The laser works by flooding the tissues with photons. These photons energize damaged cells, increasing circulation and promoting a cascade of healing responses that breaks the cycle of inflammation. This leads to reduction or elimination of your pain.


Chiropractic focuses on disorders of the musculoskeletal system and the nervous system, and the effects of these disorders on general health. Chiropractic care is used most often to treat neuromusculoskeletal complaints, including but not limited to back pain, neck pain, pain in the joints of the arms or legs, and headaches.

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Chiropractic Adjustment

Massage Therapies

Medical Massage

Also known as clinical massage, this is an outcome based massage, using techniques such as Neuromuscular Therapy; a specific approach to pain reduction which utilizes advanced concepts in the science and art of pressure therapy and/or Myofascial Release; a therapeutic treatment to reduce/eliminate muscle and fascial dysfunction, which allows for decreased pain and greater movement of muscle and ease of joint restriction caused by muscle tension.  Primarily, the specific treatment is targeted to specific soft tissue injuries/problems. The patient presents with a diagnosis.

Treatment is administered only after a thorough assessment/evaluation by the medical massage therapist, with specific outcomes being the basis for the chosen plan of care.

Here are some of the symptoms and conditions that medical massage treatment has helped:

  • Whiplash
  • Work Injuries
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Aches
  • Tendonitis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Post-surgical Rehab
  • Headaches
  • Sciatica
  • TMJ
  • Sprains & Strains
  • Pregnancy Aches

Wellness Massage

The Wellness Massage is a combination of massage techniques from Swedish, Acupressure, and Reflexology disciplines. This massage is designed to enhance blood flow to the joints, tendons, and muscles. Stretching and Joint Rotation helps to realign the muscle strands, and skeletal joints, allowing crucial fluids to flow properly throughout.

Acupressure uses Pressure Points that stimulate corresponding Yin/Yang targets located throughout the meridians of the body to relieve pains and stiffness

Effleurage, Petrissage, Friction strokes, and Tapotement work the muscles to relax and revitalize. These are the basic and most commonly used techniques for massage therapy.

Effleurage – a smooth, gliding stroke used to relax soft tissue.

Petrissage – the squeezing, rolling, or kneading that follows Effleurage.

Friction – deep, circular movements that cause layers of tissue to rub against each other, helping to increase blood flow and break down scar tissue.

Reflexology is administered by pressing on specific areas on the hands or feet and can have therapeutic effects in other parts of the body.

The Wellness Massage is a well rounded massage that employs these various techniques to provide an overall revitalizing tune up in one session.

Sports Massage

A contemporary Western massage approach which addresses specific needs of athletes of all types. Techniques included but not limited to for Sports Massage: Swedish methods, cross-fiber friction, deep-compression massage, trigger-point therapy, stretching. While utilizing the proper timing and techniques during training, before or after events, to enhance performance, or promote healing post-injury.

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Physical Therapies

Physical and Physiotherapy Therapy

Whether you need to improve your range of motion in order to comb your hair or recover from a sprained ankle, each individual works with the therapist on their customized program.

HYALGAN® Knee Therapy

A knee injection regimen given at weekly intervals that provides long-lasting pain relief for up to 6 months.

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Physical Therapy

Additional Therapies

  • Supplement/Nutritional and Homeopathic Testing
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Homeopathic Supplements
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  • Food Allergy Testing
  • E-Stim
  • Ultrasound
  • Active Isolated Stretching

NOTE: As of 1/1/2015, a fee for missed appointments that are not cancelled at least 24 hours prior to the originally scheduled appointment will be assessed.