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Mystic Rehab

With This Equipment, Mystic HealthCenter Rehab Gives Patients A Leg (Or Arm) Up

By Elissa Bass Physical therapist Allison Solis is offering instructions and words of encouragement while sitting on the edge of a treadmill in Hartford Healthcare’s Rehabilitation Network facility in its new Mystic HealthCenter. “Bend. Kick. Bend. Kick. Look up! Bend. Kick. Good job.” Both of her hands grasp the right...

Rehabilitation Network

Rehabilitation Network in Torrington Expands Hours

Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network’s outpatient clinic in Torrington, located in a new, state-of-the-art facility on East Main Street, is now offering expanded hours, including Saturdays from 7:30 am to 4 pm. The clinic offers several programs and services, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, balance and neurological disorder treatments,...

Virtual Health

Virtual Health Emerges as Safe Choice for Seniors During COVID-19

An older woman was worried about a cat bite she had that wasn’t healing and she feared going to her doctor’s office. Jessica Dakin, Geriatric Care Program Manager of Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging, checked on her client at home and realized it was a medical problem that could...

Virtual Visits

Rehabilitation Network Offering Virtual Health Visits

Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network is now offering virtual health visits that allow you to receive care from the comfort of your home or office. Physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech language pathologists are available to treat most diagnoses and/or conditions virtually. Here are the conditions with services available through virtual health:...

In-Home Exercise

Stuck at Home with No Exercise Equipment? No Problem!

Feeling like you can’t get the exercise you need because all the gyms are closed?  Joanna Weir, Exercise Physiologist with Hartford HealthCare’s GoodLife Fitness program, says just because you are stuck at home doesn’t mean you can’t keep to your exercise routine. Weir says it’s important to not feel like...

Working at home

It’s a New Ergonomic World When Working at Home. Some Tips.

With more people stuck at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, physical therapist Ken Bruno of the Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network says you’ll need to make some adjustments to your new work conditions. Here’s a edited interview with WFSB, Channel 3: Q. What are your tips to avoid strain from sitting and using...


Working at Home Now? Here’s How to Work Out While You Work.

For many working adults now working at home because of the coronavirus pandemic, one thing hasn’t changed: The 9-to-5 routine still involves a lot of time sitting down, whether it’s sitting in a desk chair for eight hours or sitting through long virtual meetings. At least you don’t have to...