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5 Drug Free Ways to Manage Arthritis

Living with arthritis can be challenging and many wish to mange their arthritis as naturally as possible. Here are 5 ways to potentially manage your arthritis drug free, which include physical therapy, injections, heat, meditation and the right shoes.


How to Prepare for a Physical Therapy Appointment

If you are new to physical therapy or have not been to physical therapy in awhile, we’ve prepared a few tips to help you prepare for your first physical therapy appointment. Our physical therapy clinic is open Monday through Friday with flexible hours, including early morning and evening appointments. We hope you will consider us…


September is National Fruits and Veggies More Matters Month. Are You Eating Your Watercress?

September is National Fruits and Veggies More Matters Month. Check out the list below from Integrated Orthopedics for the top fruits and veggies that can help lower the risk of heart disease and cancer.


“Response Times and Outcomes Matter Most” Says Lynda Wilson, RN, and Nurse Case Manager for Discount Tire

For Lynda Wilson, RN, Nurse Administrator of the Executive Health and Wellness and Nurse Consultant for Discount Tire and America’s Tire, the response time from a doctor is key for a nurse case manager such as herself. “Dr. Gruber’s response time is immediate, either by text, email or phone,” said Wilson. She recalled one morning…

Shoulder Dislocations with Dr. Brian Gruber

Shoulder dislocations are very common, especially among athletes. In this video, Dr. Brian Gruber, board certified orthopedic surgeon, discusses the common ways shoulder injuries occur, how they are treated and risks for reoccurring shoulder injuries after an initial injury. Dr. Gruber also shares information about surgery for shoulder dislocations, including how the shoulder dislocation surgery…


August is Juvenile Arthritis Month

August is National Juvenile Arthritis (JA) month. It’s a great time to learn more about the common symptoms of JA, cause and treatment options. #juvenilearthritis, #junenilearthritismonth #orthopedics


Tuesday Inspiration

A bit of inspiration from the late great Arthur Ashe!


Injuries Slow Us Down, but Shouldn’t Hold Us Back: Dr. Joseph Rotella’s Story

Dr. Rotella with his daughter enjoying their shared passion for horses. When Joseph Rotella, M.D., D.C., a full-time family physician, chiropractor and owner of Scottsdale Medical Center in Scottsdale, Arizona, twisted and turned his right knee playing soccer and heard an explosive pop, he knew he might be in trouble. Days later his radiologist delivered…


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…

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