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Michael Sweeten, PA-C

Michael Sweeten is a Physician Assistant with Dr. Kozak in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He grew up in Oklahoma and completed completed high school at Corona del Sol in Tempe when his family moved to Arizona. He then went to college at Arizona State University, where he completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition. After working in adult, pediatric and neonatal dietetics, he enrolled in the Physician Assistant Program at the University of Utah, completing his Masters in Physician Assistant Studies in August 2003. After completing the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants board exam (the 'C' in PA-C), he joined Ahwatukee Sports and Spine in December 2003.

He has an interest in non surgical management of arthritis and enjoys treating sports injuries and any other type of injury to the (neuro)musculoskeletal system. He interprets xrays and MRIs of the musculoskeletal system. He is licensed to prescribe medications. His treatment arena includes management of physical therapy, medications, trigger point injections, other peripheral joint and soft tissue injections as well as viscosupplementation (supplemental hyaluronate for knee OA) injections. He has trained to perform peripheral joint and soft tissue injections utilizing ultrasound guidance.

Outside of medicine, Michael enjoys spending time with family and friends. His hobbies include cooking, music, reading, snow-skiing, hiking and training with his Black Russian Terrier, adopted from rescue.