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November 29, 2022 / Sports / Dr. Eric Buchbaum

I’m also a patient…..

It has always been rewarding for me to help a patient achieve their goals. Being on the other side as a patient reinforced the importance of communication and collaboration between patient and provider to be successful. The process is the same if they…

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November 23, 2022 / Surgery / Dr. Benjamin Phillips

When a Scar is More than a Scar

For some they are a badge of honor after a wild mountain biking trip and for others they are a memento of a cut that occurred while attempting to remove an avocado pit with a steak knife. For many wound healing and scar formation occurs behind the scenes and little thought is given to it. But for some scarring can cause discomfort, decreased range of motion and emotional stress. The general approach is…

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November 17, 2022 / Interesting / Lori Lind

The Lonely Vegan at Thanksgiving

Below are a few that I would recommend as well as some links to pages with more information about plant based eating and easy to follow, delicious recipes.
Happy Thanksgiving!

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November 10, 2022 / Back Pain / Kayla Lynch

Pregnancy Pains

There are certain conditions that can make one more vulnerable to orthopedic issues. Pregnancy comes with a plethora of changes to the body, many of which can place stress on the body and increase the risk of certain orthopedic conditions.

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Sports / Kyle Halavik


In just about 3 weeks soccer fans from all around the world will turn their collective eyes toward Qatar as they host the 2022 FIFA World Cup. But, if you are looking forward to some soccer closer to home, the RI Interscholastic League playoffs start this week.

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Interesting / josef Fields

It’s Coffee Time

For some of us, enjoying a hot cup of Joe, or for most New Englanders an iced coffee even in winter, is the only way to start the day and get those morning juices flowing. Coffee is one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world……….but is it good for you?

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Interesting / Dr. Michael Bradley

A Winning Team Throughout Life

Whether consciously or unconsciously, I think many of the lessons I gained on a sports field have carried over to today. That sports field could represent any sort of inclusion group and certainly has very little to do with athletics. I think in all…

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Sports / Kathina Tayag


“If he has a 2nd concussion that destroys his season or career, everyone involved will be sued & should lose their jobs, coaches included.”
**Chris Nowinski (tweeted 3 hours prior to the game against the Buffalo Bills 9/25/22)

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Interesting / Analissa Mandile

‘Tis Apple Season!

I interrupt your regularly scheduled orthopedic content to bring you this delicious (mostly healthy) fall dessert recipe! This apple crisp recipe comes directly from Mamma Mandile herself and can be modified to fit most dietary needs! This recipe has….

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