January 21, 2019

Barrington Chiropractic Physician Found Dead in his Rumford Home

Posted by bobrod72

A sports medicine doctor with a practice in Barrington, RI was found dead in his Rumford home today. Lt. Raymond Blinn, Jr. of the East Providence Police Department, Detective Division, released a statement this afternoon.

"The East Providence Police Department is investigating a suspicious death that occurred at a residence on Pleasant Street, in the Rumford section of the City. The death is being investigated as a homicide.

On 1/11/18 at approximately 8:40 pm members of the East Providence Police Department responded to an address on Pleasant Street, in the Rumford section of the City, for a well-being check. Upon arrival, officers located an unresponsive male on the floor of one of the rooms. The male was determined to be deceased and has been identified as Clive Bridgham, age 67, of that residence."

The police indicate that Bridgham lived at Pleasant Street. City tax records also show a Clive W. Bridgham as owner of 1 Bridgham CT and also the owner at 15 Morra Way. All of the properties are in the Pleasant Street area of Rumford.

Dr. Clive Bridgham, was a Chiropractic specialist in Barrington, Rhode Island. He attended and graduated from medical school in 1986. He practiced on County Road in Barrington.

According to the Chiropractic Society of Rhode Island (CSRI), he was recently named “Chiropractic Physician of the Year” at its board of directors meeting. 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."

On March 20, 2003, Bridgham was suspended for three years due to inappropriate contact with a patient, according to a consent order from the Board of Chiropractic Physicians. He was selected as Chiropractic Physician of the Year in 2015.


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