Bone Health / Orthopedics Rhode Island
Is bone mineral density everything when it comes to osteoporotic fracture risk?
Osteoporosis is defined by the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) as a bone mineral density (BMD) by DEXA T-score of less than -2.5. A T-score compares the density of your bones against the average healthy 30 year old person. An osteopenic patient with a majorContinue Reading
Ankle & Foot / Orthopedics Rhode Island
ORI Doc Shares His Expertise
Dr. Anthony Mechrefe, an Ortho Rhode Island orthopedic surgeon, will be sharing his expertise on ankle pain and treatment with the public at a series of open seminars.Continue Reading
Back Pain / Amanda McKenna
It’s Golf Season!
Now time for back pain…or maybe not! Many avid golfers complain of chronic low back pain as the season progresses. Warming-up often gets overlooked as people get right into swinging, whether at the driving range or at the first hole. Here are a few mobility drills that will help to get the body warmed-up and help to prevent injury, especially at the low back.Continue Reading