Back to healing. Dr. Clive Bridgham selected Chiropractic Physician of the Year by Chiropractic Society of Rhode Island.

The Chiropractic Society of Rhode Island (CSRI) recently named Dr. Clive Bridgham as “Chiropractic Physician of the Year” at its board of directors meeting last month. Dr. Bridgham is a licensed chiropractic physician and the owner of Barrington Chiropractic and Sports Medicine Clinic, 282 County Road, Barrington, Rhode Island.

“Dr. Bridgham is a very deserving winner of Chiropractic Physician of the Year honors,” said Dr. Michael Gottfried, current president of CSRI and a chiropractor at Aquidneck Chiropractic of Middletown. “He has been a tireless advocate of chiropractic both at his practice and in the community. We’re proud to have him amongst our ranks as a member of CSRI.”

A former president of CSRI, Dr. Bridgham has given testimony and met with elected officials at the Rhode Island state house to advocate chiropractic awareness and improve the health and wellness of the citizens of Rhode Island.

Dr. Bridgham is a Diplomate of the American Chiropracticin Board of Sports' Physicians. He has been a part of a number of medical treatment teams for international competitions in surfing, skiing, and the X-Games over his 25 years as a chiropractor, and has served as a physician for the United States Surfing, Windsurfing and Biathalon teams . Most recently, Dr. Bridgham was the chief medical officer for a rugby tournament in Newport, with more than 100 athletes from middle and high school teams from Rhode I, Massachusetts and Connecticut competing.

“Knowing the level of chiropractic professionals we have in our Society, this is really quite an honor,” said Dr. Bridgham. “Public awareness regarding the benefits of chiropractic has increased dramatically over the years. I’m happy to be a part of the movement that seeks natural alternatives to better health.”

CSRI, founded in 1918, is one of the oldest chiropractic associations in the country and represents over 60 of the practicing chiropractic physicians in the state of Rhode Island. Membership benefits include networking events, business and educational workshop, legislative support and other activities that promote chiropractic the number one natural healing choice.

Chiropractic Society of Rhode Island is located at 1272 West Main Road, Building 2, Middletown, RI 02842. For more information, call (401) 207-0700 or visit

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