AboutDr. Phillip Zinni III, DO is a Doctor primarily located in San Luis Obispo, CA, with other offices in San Luis Obispo, CA and Lompoc, CA. He has 28 years of experience. His specialties include Sports Medicine, Family Medicine and Pain Management. Dr. Zinni is affiliated with Marian Medical Center. He speaks English.
Dr. Phillip Zinni III has the following 3 specialties
- Sports Medicine
A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.
- Family Medicine
A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.
- Pain Management
A pain management specialist is a physician with advanced knowledge and training in diagnosing and treating pain. These doctors do not come from one particular discipline, but rather use their respective backgrounds to contribute a varied approach to the field of pain management.
These specialists use their different skills and training in pain management to treat pain stemming from different causes - whether it's neuropathic pain or headache, or the result of injury, a surgical procedure, cancer or another illness.
Pain management specialists are primarily trained as anesthesiologists, physiatrists, interventional radiologists, neurologists, osteopaths, or primary care physicians.
- Ankle Injuries
- Arm Injuries
- Back Injuries
- Back Pain
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Curved Back (Lordosis)
- Elbow Injuries
- Elbow Nerve Compression Syndrome (Ulnar Nerve Compression Syndromes)
- Elbow Neuropathy (Ulnar Neuropathies)
- Hip Disorders
- Knee Injuries
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Knee Pain (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome)
- Lower Back Pain
- Musculoskeletal Manipulations
- Orthopedic Manipulation
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
- Osteopathic Manipulation
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Rotator Cuff Problem (Shoulder Impingement Syndrome)
- Shoulder Pain
- Spinal Manipulation
- Sports Injuries
- Sports Medicine
- Tendon Entrapment
- Tendon Injuries
- Tennis Elbow
- Wrist Injury
Dr. Zinni is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Marian Medical Center
1400 E Church St
Santa Maria, CA 93454
28 Years Experience
Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Graduated in 1989
Pacific Hospital Of Long Beach
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