ACL / Ortho Rhode Island
What Causes ACL Injuries?
The ACL provides stability and flexibility to the knee joint. ACL injuries are a common type of knee injury that range in severity from minor to severe, depending upon whether the ligament is partially or completely torn. Injuries to the ACL are typically not caused by contact, such as tackles or falls. Instead, they occur […]Continue Reading
Healthcare / Ortho Rhode Island
We Are Now Participating Providers of Aetna Healthcare!
Blackstone Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is pleased to announce that we are now participating providers of Aetna Healthcare. Aetna is one of the nation’s leading health care benefits companies. Aetna has over 22 million medical members and over one million healthcare professionals. Blackstone Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is proud to now be a part of […]Continue Reading
Bone Health / Ortho Rhode Island
Your Spinal Surgeon: Dr. Steven L. Blazar, M.D.
Blackstone Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is proud to offer complete orthopedic treatment, including back and spine surgery to eliminate back pain. Some of the procedures we offer include microdiscectomy, kyphoplasty, and laminectomy. Our spinal surgeon Dr. Steven L. Blazar, M.D. earned his undergraduate degree in 1978 at Brown University. He then underwent medical training at Boston […]Continue Reading