Joshua Goodwin, M.D., FAAPMR is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and trained in musculoskeletal and interventional spine medicine. Building on his specialty in the spine, neck, and back, Dr. Goodwin specializes in regenerative therapies at Regenexx Des Moines. Regenexx is the world leader in stem cell and platelet treatments for back pain, joint pain, arthritis and acute orthopedic injuries. Pioneers in the advancements of regenerative medicine, Regenexx has the most sophisticated, patented system for orthopedic stem cell medicine and owns over half of all research and data in orthopedic regenerative medicine.
Dr. Goodwin is one of the elite trained physicians in the customized needle based, precisely guided procedures to heal tissue, increase function, and prevent orthopedic surgery. With each patient, he starts by identifying the underlying structural or biomechanical problem causing pain and then works with the patient to find the best solution to help treat and prevent the recurrence of pain or injury.
Dr. Goodwin’s interest in sports medicine and rehabilitation grew out of his own experience of sustaining sports injuries while playing football and baseball in high school. He earned his M.D. from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in 2010 and completed his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency training at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in 2014. He is fellowship trained in musculoskeletal and interventional spine medicine at Southwest Spine and Sports in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Areas treated: Cervical Spine (Not Upper Cervical or CCI)*, Elbow, Foot & Ankle, Hand & Wrist, Hip, Knee, Lumbar Spine, Shoulder, Thoracic Spine