How Physical Therapy Can Help MS Patients

March 21, 2018

Mary was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis August 2017. She was surprised to discover that physical therapy would help keep her balance, coordination, and strength up. Mary says that this diagnosis is still new to her and she is still just trying to figure things out. She is an inspiration with how well she has advocated for […]


Performance Center Athlete Named Marty Merrill C.I.A. Winner

March 14, 2018

Confidence. Intensity. Attitude. Those three words are qualities that are clearly evident in 11-year-old Cole Tomuschat. After attending classes at the OA Performance Center in Saco for more than a year, Cole has seen improvement in his speed, agility and strength. Those are all things he needs to be the successful three-sport-athlete that he is […]


Three Phases of Concussion Treatment

March 12, 2018

  Seeing your child get injured can be scary. So many questions can come up if it’s a head injury. How do I know if it’s a concussion? What do I do next? Will they be okay? We created this video to help educate you on the protocols followed for concussions. From the moment they […]


3 Things Every Young Athlete Should Do

March 5, 2018

One of the reasons I went into Pediatrics and Sports Medicine was my desire to treat young athletes. Being able to impact how kids can ultimately live their lives as an athlete is powerful. It’s about teaching kids to train the right way early in their sports career so they perform better and remain active […]


OA Centers for Orthopaedics Goes Curling

February 26, 2018

We know our physicians at OA Centers for Orthopaedics make a great team in the office, but how about on the ice as a sports team? With all this talk about curling in the PyeongChang Olympics we couldn’t resist giving it a try. Dr. Ben Huffard, Dr. Kathryn Hanna, Dr. Mike O’Malley, and Dr. Dirk […]


Healthy Super Bowl Snacks

February 1, 2018

Super Bowl Sunday is just three days away! Are you prepared to host a championship party with food that will make everyone feel like a winner? There are a lot of recipes out there that will allow you to indulge on this football holiday, while still being healthy at the same time. Performance Coach Harry […]


Winter Running Safety

December 13, 2017

Snow and winter conditions, for runners, can pose a lot of problems. The lower temperatures can wreak havoc on a runner’s muscles, especially transitioning quickly from warm indoor temperature to freezing ones outside. Additionally, the snow and ice accumulations set runners up for injury, but knowing how to combat these challenges can help you extend your running season all throughout winter, injury-free!


Bean Featured on Catching Health

November 9, 2017

Dr. Jeffrey Bean was recently interviewed by health blogger, Diane Atwood of Catching Health, to share a little more information about why females are at greater risk for knee-related injuries and how to prevent them.  See what he had to say: “With increased female participation in sports over the years, there has also been an exponential rise […]


Storm Update

October 30, 2017

***Updated 4:15pm, October 31, 2017***   Our office in Brunswick now has power! We are back at full capacity. Patient schedules will resume at 100% tomorrow morning. In addition to Brunswick, our offices in Portland, Saco, Windham and Falmouth all have power and ARE OPEN. OrthoAccess WILL also be OPEN as scheduled. We apologize for […]


Spectrum Spine Conference Materials and Info

October 13, 2017

The spectrum Healthcare Partners Spine Conference will take place on Saturday, October 14th, beginning at 8:00 am.  Please arrive a few minutes early to check in and register, a light breakfast and lunch are included in your registration. Small notepads and pens will be available, but you may want to bring a notebook if you […]


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