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Osteoarthritis in America

Are you considering knee surgery due to your osteoarthritic pain?  If so, you’re not alone. In 2010, over 712,000 knee replacements were performed in the United States. That figure continues to rise each year.  Unfortunately, knee replacements have many risks and some patients continue to feel pain long after surgery.

Over 54 million (23% of all adults) people in the United States suffer from arthritis*. With the life span of knee replacement surgery only being 15-30 years, it was time for a less invasive alternative.  The doctors at Arizona Medical and Sports Rehab use an innovative, non-surgical approach to the treatment of pain cause by Osteoarthritis. Over 92% (356/ 385) of patients reported a greater than 50% pain relief from this FDA approved non-surgical treatment*

  • 2016 Census by the Center of Disease Control
  • Data from study by: Nicholas Ghanem M. Sc courtesy of Physicians Rehabilitation

About the Team

The goal of Precision Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine is to provide an exceptional quality of care in a friendly and compassionate environment and to exceed your expectations each and every time we see you. If you’re utilizing health insurance benefits let us mitigate the communication between you and your insurance carrier and do our best to lessen the burden on you. Let us welcome you and your family and join our team of top healthcare providers in helping you make the rest of your life the best of your life. Isn’t it time to live pain free without the potential side effects of harmful drugs and unnecessary surgeries? 

Meet Dr. Jeff Raiffie, D.C.

After injuring my low back (disc herniation) in the Marine Corps 28 years ago, I refused surgery at the Naval hospital, and the med board accepted a package to end my military career. I found myself seeking treatment from the same chiropractor I saw as a high school athlete, and as fate would have it, he was also a Marine from the Vietnam era. Well, lo and behold, he single-handedly restored me to 100% peak performance. I never had to have the surgery that was recommended by the Naval doctors. I was so inspired by what happened that I quickly set my sights on helping other people as he had helped me. No harmful drugs or unnecessary surgery was needed for me to experience a complete recovery, and I knew providing effective care with a great patient outcome was my calling.

Since that time, I’ve earned 2 Bachelor of Science degrees (Physiology and Human Biology) and a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. I have completed adventure races, marathons, and I live a healthy, active lifestyle—one that I think so many people are robbed of when they get addicted to pain pills and areas of the body become compromised by unnecessary surgical procedures, like the one that the Naval medical board had recommended for me.

I made a promise to myself that I would do everything in my power to make sure that no one I came into contact with would go down that preventable path—a path of side effects due to needless, over-prescribed medication and surgeries that often never work and leave many people in worse condition than before.

We started Precision Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine to give Arizonans a look at what medicine can be. Here, patients don’t fall through the cracks or get pulled in a million different directions. I wanted to create a place where doctors work together for the good of the patient. I wanted a friendly and effective place where doctors from different fields combine forces to fix the cause of health issues and teach patients about real, preventative healthcare.

I’m thrilled to have an incredible team that shares this vision, and we’re excited to be a part of your healthcare team!

Healthcare is a team effort! Our team is ready, are you?