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Stay Hydrated to Feel Great

Staying hydrated is so important to feeling good as we manage our August heat here in the Valley. If plain water is not your thing, try infusing it with berries, lemon, limes or cucumbers. Stay cool out there, everyone, especially all you athletes working out in the heat! #sportsmedicine #orthopedics #nutrition #hydration

Meet Our Physical Therapy Team!

At Integrated Orthopedics, we offer an on-site physical therapy clinic at our Desert Ridge Phoenix office. We invite you to take a moment to watch this video and meet our awesome team of physical therapists and athletic trainers. In the video, they share with you what they love about their work and how our unique…


Monday Inspiration

Happy Monday! Here’s a great quote by the one and only Michael Jordan to start your work week off with.   I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over…


We’re Gearing Up for Football Season…

We’re getting excited as we gear up for football season, which starts next month with practice. This year, Integrated Orthopedics will be working with seven, local Phoenix area high school football teams. Both Brian Gruber, MD, MBA, board certified orthopedic surgeon, and Rob Hutchinson, PA-C, MS, physician assistant, will serve on the sidelines caring for the…


The Most Common Teen Sports Injuries & Prevention Strategies 

We love working with our teen, adult amateur and pro athletes (including the Ballet Arizona, where I serve as team physician). We also work with several amazing high school football teams throughout the season, including: Raymond S. Kellis Cougars Arizona Christian University Firestorm Greenway Demons Shadow Mountain Matadors Apollo Falcons Ironwood Eagles With teen athletes,…


Weight Training for Injury Prevention

Weight training is a key strategy for preventing injuries. The stronger we are, the less apt we are to become injured. Weight training builds bones, connective tissue, and muscle mass. The good news? It only takes two weight training sessions per week to reap the benefits. If you are concerned about losing bone or muscle…

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Falls, Fractures and Aging: How to Avoid Fractures and How to Treat Fractures When They Occur

Sometimes a simple trip over a rug or slip on a wet floor can result in broken bones or fractures. Seniors are especially at risk for falls that result in these injuries. In fact, one out of every three people over 65 falls annually in the U.S., and falls account for 87 percent of all…


The True Cost of Workplace Injuries

When it comes to workplace injuries, worker’s compensation is just the tip of the iceberg. Do you know what costs are lurking below the surface? Learn the true cost of workplace injuries by taking a look at the infographic below prepared by the National Safety Council for National Safety Month, which is in June.

View this infographic showing the two types of injection therapy used in orthopedics and sports medicine.

Primary Types of Injection Therapy in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Injection therapy is commonly used in orthopedic and sports medicine. Injection therapy can help provide relief for many conditions including arthritis, gout, bursitis, tendonitis and knee osteoarthritis. Injection therapy is often used as a conservative measure to surgery for some injuries and conditions. The graphic below details the two most common types of injection therapy…

Rotator Cuff Injuries with Dr. Brian Gruber

Rotator cuff injuries are very common. In this video, orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine doctor Brian Gruber, MD, MBA of Integrated Orthopedics in Phoenix, Arizona discusses rotator cuff injuries. Dr. Gruber covers what the rotator cuff is, how it can get injured, treatment options (including conservative, non-surgical methods and surgical methods), recovery time and the…


Daily Inspiration

We think this quote is especially true for all you athletes out there!


Injuries at Work: Successfully Navigating the Workers Compensation Process to Benefit Everyone

When injuries occur at work, it can be challenging to know how to navigate the process of workers compensation for both employers and employees. Our orthopedics practice specializes in treating workman’s comp injuries.

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