Our Sports Medicine team is comprised of Sports Medicine Fellowship trained orthopedic surgeons and primary care physicians, physical therapists, athletic trainers, personal trainers and a sports psychologist. We provide comprehensive multidisciplinary care to treat, rehabilitate and prevent injuries related to sports, physical fitness, and exercise. These include injuries to the bone, joints and surrounding muscular and soft tissue structures. We also provide primary care, addressing general medical issues pertaining to the athlete. Our goal is to help you maintain a level of activity that meets your physical demands and daily needs.
Our state of the art conditioning and comprehensive rehabilitation programs are specifically designed to meet the potential and goals of each individual patient through a comprehensive approach. If surgery is necessary, our Sports Medicine surgeons use the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques that allow for quicker recovery and return to sport and activity.
Our Sports Medicine Team provides medical coverage for:
For the 2016-2017 academic year we will have AT’s at the following high schools/University:
As well as being the orthopedic provider for:
Although this may only prevent a few of the millions of concussions that happen annually, it should be part of the multimodal approach to decrease the incidence of concussions. Neck strengthening is both simple and quick. It is worth performing to both protect young athletes and allow them to continue to play the sports that they love.Continue Reading
MRSA or Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus is a strain of the common staph bacteria routinely found in our environment and on our skin that is resistant to commonly used antibiotics such as penicillin, oxacillin, and amoxicillin. MRSA infections are common in the community and in healthcare facilities where they may be very serious and potentially life threateningContinue Reading
...........So while kids are getting back to school and back to sports, student athletes and parents need to be educated about stress fractures and armed with the knowledge that “No Pain, No Gain” doesn’t work when it comes to stress fractures in athletes. If an athlete has pain that doesn’t go away with a short period of rest, ice and and an ant-inflammatory medication, then its time to visit your healthcare professional.Continue Reading
With the snow finally melting and the days growing longer, baseball season in New England is fast approaching. However, nothing can ruin a baseball season faster for a pitcher than elbow or shoulder pain. Unfortunately, elbow and shoulder injuries have become increasingly frequent among little league, middle school, and high school players. However, the risk of these injuries can be drastically reduced by following a few basic guidelines.Continue Reading
With girl’s high school volleyball season in full swing and boys/girls basketball season just around the corner, it is prime time for patellar tendinopathy, or “Jumper’s Knee.” The patellar tendon is the soft tissue just below the patella, or knee cap, that connects on to the tibia, or shin bone. The patellar tendon is the connection of theContinue Reading
Patients undergoing rotator cuff surgery are typically quite anxious about what to expect on the day of the procedure. While every rotator cuff operation is slightly different, and there is some variability among surgeon protocols, the same basic principles apply.Continue Reading
The use of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP), particularly in orthopedic sports medicine, has risen sharply in public awareness. A large number of professional athletes have turned to PRP injections to speed their recovery and return to sport. Furthermore, the use of PRP is being used far outside the orthopedic sphere. It has been injected into arthritic joints, for cosmetic wrinkle management, and even to treat hair loss.
So, what is PRP, and how is it administered? PRP is...........Continue Reading