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OrthoAccess – Thanksgiving Hours and Closures

November 19, 2018

Ortho-Access will have normal hours of operation on Wednesday, November 21st, but will be CLOSED on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (Nov. 22-24). OrthoAccess will reopen on Monday, November 26th @ 11:00 am.

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BLOG: The True Benefits of a Training Partner

October 26, 2018

If you’ve ever been exposed to gym or a fitness facility, you have undoubtedly seen members come and go with no clear routine or plan in mind. Whether the reason for the inconsistency is time, lack of a plan, lack of knowledge, or lack of motivation, this scenario happens all the time. Daily exercise should […]

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BLOG: Cartilage restoration…what is it and how is it done?

October 24, 2018

Articular Cartilage is the white tissue lining the end of bones that acts as a cushioning material as well as a smooth gliding surface for the joint during motion. Cartilage injury can either be acute, such as a traumatic event, or chronic, such as normal wear and tear associated with osteoarthritis. Damaged cartilage has difficulty […]

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BLOG: Benefits of a Bike Fit and Your Potential Power

October 23, 2018

When you are going shopping for a suit, the customization doesn’t end at check out. The suit is tailored to make sure it fits perfectly. Your bike is no different. Adjustments made to your seat and handle bars could translate not only into seconds shaved off of your race time, but also prevent you from […]

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BLOG: The Power of the Mind

September 17, 2018

Since I started training and working with people in a fitness environment about four years ago, I have learned a lot about the mental side of exercise and the influence that belief has on being successful. When I was in college, my baseball coach would punish us for saying “I can’t.” I think at the […]

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NEWS CENTER, Spectrum Healthcare Partners Award 2018 Bruce Glasier Memorial Scholarships

May 31, 2018

For the second year in a row, Spectrum Healthcare Partners was a proud sponsor of NEWS CENTER Maine’s Varsity Club feature. The Varsity Club was founded more than 30 years ago by the late Bruce Glasier, a long-time Sports Director/Anchor at NEWS CENTER. The weekly-feature showcases a high school senior that is excelling in both […]

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OA Performance Center Summer Camps!

May 7, 2018

The OA Performance Center is happy to announce it’s summer camps that will be taking place at three different sites this year! You will be able to find out coaches at Cheverus High School, USM in Gorham, and Scarborough Middle School starting in June! Take a look at the camps below and see which one […]

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OrthoAccess recently launched new, extended hours!

April 17, 2018

OrthoAccess is Maine’s first walk-in clinic for immediate assessment and treatment of sprains, strains, minor fractures, dislocations and other sports and activity-related injuries. Our patients range from infants up to 99-years-old as Dr. Ali Lee has seen a wide-variety of injuries come walking through the door at 33 Sewall Street in Portland. OrthoAccess recently launched […]

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The McKenzie Method – Is it right for you?

April 12, 2018

What is the McKenzie Method? Developed by world renowned physical therapist, Robin McKenzie in the 1950s, it is a well-researched, exercise-based approach to evaluate and treat the spine. Clinicians trained in this method use a systematic approach of examination to identify if pain or soreness is being caused by loss of motion or stiffness in […]

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Back Pain and Minimally Invasive Surgery

March 26, 2018

Back pain is a common experience. In fact, over 90% of us get back pain at some point in our lives. What I have found is the way you handle and treat that pain when it first occurs plays a major role on if that pain will return. Fear-Avoidance Even though back pain is common […]

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