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The Valley Breeze Health & Wellness Guide 2018

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14 At Ortho Rhode Island, comprehensive care is the name of the game. Born out of the consolidation of Blackstone Orthopedics, Foundry Orthope- dics and South County Orthopedics, Ortho RI is advancing the state of orthopedics by "thinking like a patient," improving outcomes for patients by being innovative and focusing on quality. Ortho RI improves outcomes by driving change in Rhode Island's health care system. The official orthopedics and physical therapy partner of the Rhode Island Inter- scholastic League, Ortho RI also partners with the athletic programs of Bryant Universi- ty, University of Rhode Island and Johnson & Wales University. This is the largest and most compre- hensive musculoskeletal group in the Rhode Island service area, featuring specialties in foot and ankle, joint replacement, pain man- agement, podiatry, spine, should, hand, neu- rosurgery, PCP Sports Medicine and spores medicine. Services include athletic training, EMG, MRI, DME, PT/OT and ultrasound. There are 58 clinical staff, 17 locations, seven outpatient rehab centers, and four MRIs. "We offer you highly trained physicians, surgeons, therapists and trainers, cutting-edge diagnostics, and exceptional aftercare," says the company. "From your initial physician appoint- ment to your last physical therapy session, you'll find you are at the center of all we do." The goal at Ortho RI is to be the practice of choice for people seeking a personal approach to orthopedic care, empowering patients to play an active role in their treatment. World-class doctors are committed to patient satisfaction, education, evidence-based quality, cost effective services and innovative technology to support patient needs. Ortho RI Express service gives patients an alternative to waiting in a crowded emergency room. Injuries don't happen on a 9-5 schedule. Express service can get someone into a cast within an hour without having to go for a second visit, saving a second copay. Same-day service is available in 15 minutes. Ortho RI treats orthopedic injuries of children over three years of age all the way through adulthood, from soccer practice injuries to slipping on ice. Staff treat injuries related to bones, joints and muscle. The company utilizes quality measures and evidence-based to evaluate outcomes and publishes results. On innovation, it is leading the way in the use of robotic technology to achieve pin-point accuracy and quicker recoveries for patients. Ortho Rhode Island is changing the health care market by working with referring phy- sicians, educating the community, providing excellent care and service to all, being account- able for care provided, and utlizing the latest technologies. Visit www.orthopedicsri.com for locations and more information. Better together: Ortho Rhode Island offers comprehensive care, innovative thinking Sponsored Story 14 2018 HEALTH & WELLNESS GUIDE | THE VALLEY BREEZE MARCH-22-2018-HEALTH.indd 14 3/15/18 10:17 AM

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