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Dr. Hugh Cahill

CHH Adds 3 Neurologists, Physician Assistant

The Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) has greatly increased access to neurology services for patients with the addition of three neurologists and a physician assistant in the Medical Office Building CHH, 538 Litchfield Street, Suite 104 in Torrington. Neurologists Dr. Hugh Cahill, Dr. Lucas Meira-Benchaya...


Why Does My Neck Hurt? (It Could Be a Pinched Nerve)

When is neck pain a serious issue? When it’s a pinched nerve, according to Dr. Joel Bauman, chief of neurosurgery at the Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute at MidState Medical Center. Q: What is a pinched nerve? A: A pinched nerve is when there is an injury, usually in the disk, which...

Parkinson's

How East Hartford Family Deals with Parkinson’s

East Hartford residents Jan and Roger Penney, who have been married 56 years, are a striking couple who laugh easily and enjoy each other’s company. Jan and Roger, along with their son and daughter-in-law, are handling the challenge of Roger’s Parkinson’s diagnosis as a family. Jan says, “They take it...

Cheshire HealthCenter

New Movement Disorders Center Open in Cheshire, With Mystic Next

The Chase Family Movement Disorders Center combines the most advanced diagnostic and therapeutic skills to provide compassionate and fully integrated care in the management of the disease and other movement disorders. To best meet the needs of patients, Hartford HealthCare is developing comprehensive, state-of-the-art facilities throughout Connecticut to support those...

Dr. J. Antonelle de Marcaida

It’s the First Movement Disorders Center Newsletter

By Dr. J. Antonelle de Marcaida Medical Director Hartford HealthCare Chase Family Movement Disorders Center Welcome to the inaugural e-newsletter of Hartford HealthCare’s Chase Family Movement Disorders Center. It’s hard to believe it has only been four years since our first Movement Disorders Center opened its doors at the Hartford...