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Orthopedic Specialties

We treat all orthopedic injuries and diseases for patients of all ages and activity levels with advanced orthopedic techniques and technologies and an uncommon caring touch. It’s comprehensive musculoskeletal care that helps eliminate pain and brings our patients back to their version of normal.

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In-Office Imaging Services

Imaging gives us a clear view inside your musculoskeletal system to better inform your treatment. Our state-of-the-art technology provides the best imaging and our dedicated staff sees to your comfort throughout.

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Therapies Provided

Our full range of therapies and highly-trained therapists assist in your care from initial injury to complete recovery for a seamless treatment experience. We offer state-of-the-art on site facilities and individualized therapy programs based on your goals and injuries.

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Other Specialties

Orthopedic care isn’t always as black and white as an x-ray of a broken bone. Other considerations come into play, such as inter-related nerve issues and chronic pain. We’ve gathered the best specialists to work closely with our orthopedists and help address them.

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Ortho RI Express

With injuries, sometimes you can’t wait for an appointment. Ortho RI Express gives you an alternative to waiting in a crowded Emergency Room with same day access to Orthopedic Specialists for acute situations.

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We understand the toll a physical challenge can take, on your body and on your life. At Ortho Rhode Island, you’re in the best hands for healing with the most comprehensive musculoskeletal care in Rhode Island and southern New England.

World-Class Physicians
and Advanced Practitioners
Across Rhode Island
Therapists and Trainers
in Our Own Facilities
Affiliations with the Region’s
Most Prestigious Hospitals


June 9, 2021 / Spine

Neck (Cervical) and Low back (Lumbar) Muscular Strains

       Soft tissue injuries are very common and are seen frequently throughout our practice. Obtaining a good history is essential in determining whether or not the symptoms are stemming from a muscular strain.  Some individuals present with specific injuries while others do not. Common injury mechanisms include whiplash secondary to motor vehicle accidents, improper form while weightlifting, lifting heavy objects, sleeping incorrectly, etc.

       There are a….

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June 7, 2021 / News

Dr. Marchand’s Leadership in Robotics is Featured in the RI Medical Journal

While the past year presented unique obstacles for orthopedic providers, Ortho Rhode Island continued to innovate to push orthopedic care forward for patients. This month, Dr. Robert Marchand was highlighted in the cover story of the latest issue of the Rhode Island Medical Journal.

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June 2, 2021 / Joint Health

Domo Arigato, Mr. Roboto

A raging debate has entered the orthopaedic hip and knee replacement world that draws the ire of many surgeons.  Total Joint Replacement with the assistance of a robot.  The discussion draws such visceral responses that I have personally witnessed surgeons walk out of rooms when the topic is broached.  The surgeons who embrace the traditional, or manual approach, to joint replacement will argue that they have great results and why should they compromise their outcomes to attempt a new technology.  The sentiment is certainly understandable: learning curve, time, cost, etc.  However, I…

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