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Founded in 2005, STAR Spine & Sport offers comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) services for the acute and chronic management of orthopedic and spine conditions. Our passion is to provide quality medicine with customized solutions to diagnose and treat neuromusculoskeletal disorders while improving patient outcomes. We take pride in offering care to each individual patient, building trusting relationships with you, your family, and our community as a whole.

Our practice stays ahead of the latest advancements in medicine. We provide the most advanced, minimally invasive procedures such as PRP and stem cell therapy in addition to ultrasound-guided injections and other therapies. Our board-certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation doctors, Dr. Doug Hemler, founder, and Dr. Kyle Morgan, have received advanced training in interventional pain management including fluoroscopy.

The STAR Spine & Sport Difference:

  • We are an independent practice, though we are closely aligned with large primary care organization in West Denver, collaborating with your physician to ensure you receive the best care. We work with New West Physicians, the SCL Physician Network, and the Centura Health Neighborhood in addition to many other providers.
  • We implement the most innovative evidence-based, conservative procedures as they become available, so you receive scientifically proven treatments.
  • Our two musculoskeletal medicine (MSK) specialists have board certifications in pain medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation. Dr. Hemler also is board certified in electrodiagnostic medicine. Our physician assistant Kirk Prochnio has specialty training in nonsurgical orthopedic medicine and pain management.

We offer three convenient location in Golden, Evergreen, and Denver with on-site diagnostics including EKG studies, allowing us to accurately target the source of your pain with a combination of therapies and begin treatment right away. It’s time you experience the joy of pain-free living again, and we can help. Call us at (303) 238-4277 or request an appointment online with one of our interventional pain specialists in West Denver today.