FAQ

  • What is Sports Medicine?
  • Sports Medicine is a branch of medicine that specializes in the prevention and treatment of injuries resulting from training for and participation in athletic events. More than 1 million people are treated for sports injuries each year in the United States. Most sports injuries involve muscle sprains, strains, and tears. (Mosby's Medical Dictionary, 8th edition. © 2009, Elsevier)

  • What is a Concussion?
  • A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury, or TBI, caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head that can change the way your brain normally works. Concussions can also occur from a blow to the body that causes the head to move rapidly back and forth. Even a "ding," "getting your bell rung," or what seems to be mild bump or blow to the head can be serious.

    Online training Concussions can occur in any sport or recreation activity. So, all coaches, parents, and athletes need to learn concussion signs and symptoms and what to do if a concussion occurs.

  • How to fill out the "Pre-Visit" forms?
    1. Select the "Pre-Visit Forms" tab from the sidebar.
    2. Click on the visit form that you are coming in for (Ex. Initial Concussion, Initial Musculoskeletal, etc..)
    3. Fill in the form completely, print it out, and bring to the office with you for your appointment
  • What insurances do you take?
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • United Healthcare
    • Tufts Health Plan
    • RI Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Tricare
    • Neighborhood Health Plan of RI