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  • How to Avoid an Ankle Sprain: Do These Exercises

    September 06, 2019

    Ankle sprains are a commons sports injury that can happen to athletes in any given sports. Nicole Fontaine, a Certified Athletic Trainer with the Hartford HealthCare Sports Medicine team, explains several ways to help treat the condition and help make ankles stronger and ready to return to sport. An ankle…

  • Anatomy of Back, Neck Pain: When is Surgery Needed?

    August 14, 2019

    If you suffer from neck and spine pain, you know it can be debilitating. But there are ways to help manage it. Dr. Steve Zhou is an orthopedic surgeon at the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital: Q. As we age, we can begin to feel the effects…

  • Hartford Hospital No. 1 in Metro Area in U.S. News Rankings

    July 30, 2019

    Hartford Hospital has been ranked No. 1 in the Hartford metro area for the ninth year in a row and among the best in Connecticut for 2019-20 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in its 30th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most complex patients. (To find…

  • How Some Foods Can Make Joint Pain Worse

    July 25, 2019

    Eating can make joint pain even worse when certain foods cause inflammation. Find out more about the relationship between food and inflammation from Chris Barrett, a sports nutritionist and dietitian and the Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital: Q. What leads to inflammation and what types of foods should…

  • Why We’re Testing Y4C: Yoga for Cancer Patients, Survivors

    July 22, 2019

    Many cancer patients seek out yoga to provide comfort, relaxation, reduce pain and anxiety. Yoga, the ancient Indian system, incorporates physical exercise and movement with mental and spiritual practice. In the United States, yoga is one of the most common forms of integrative medicine. But not all forms of yoga…

  • Hands-On Diet Training for Your Kid’s Health, Athletic Performance

    July 15, 2019

    Whatever your age, an anti-inflammatory diet is good for your health. But it’s only good for you if you know what it is and know how to use it. (We’re ready to help session in the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute‘s demonstration kitchen.) Our immune system protects our body…

  • What is Golfer’s Elbow? (Golfers Aren’t the Only Ones Who Get It)

    July 02, 2019

    For more information about sports injuries and how to enhance your athletic performance at the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute, click here.

  • Over-60 Weight Training That Boosts Bone Density, Muscle Mass

    July 02, 2019

    As we age, it’s important to remember to exercise and keep yourself strong. Weight training not only keeps you in shape, but it can also help you build bone density. Here’s exercise physiologist Bruce Brazeal with information about a class for people over 60 years old at the Hartford HealthCare Bone…

  • Hartford HealthCare and Trinity College Announce Major Partnership

    June 25, 2019

    Hartford HealthCare (HHC) is proud to announce the signing of an agreement with Trinity College to provide all of their students access to the high-quality, comprehensive health care services that are available throughout the HHC system. The partnership between the two institutions will help manage a higher volume of health care needs and…

  • Get a Golf Swing Analysis at Travelers’ Sports Zone

    June 19, 2019

    Visitors to this week’s Travelers Championship golf tournament in Cromwell are invited to stop at the Hartford HealthCare Sports Zone, located between the 15th tee and 16th green. it’s a great place to take watch from elevated stadium seating in a climate-controlled tent. Dr. Antonio Fernandez, a Hartford HealthCare sports cardiologist,…


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