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Here’s What Your Golf Swing Should Look Like

If you hurt your elbow playing golf, seeing an orthopedic specialist at the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute makes sense. But what if you want to improve your swing with a 3-D analysis by a biomechanist? The Motion Lab at the Center for Musculoskeletal Health, part of the of...


Hartford HealthShare: Take A Seat At The Table (We Are Listening)

Looking for an opportunity to help define, refine and improve communications at Hartford HealthCare? Please take a seat at the Hartford HealthShare table. We are listening. We are swinging open the (virtual) doors to Hartford HealthShare, a tool to help us listen to you for the purpose of better communication. Why?...


Why It Makes Sense To Have A Primary Care Provider

Do you know anyone who doesn’t have a primary care physician? Having a physician who knows your medical history and manages your health has become a standard component of American health care. But for those who don’t have a primary care provider, here are 20 reasons to get  one —...


Your Nutrition: What To Try (Or Skip) At Chick-Fil-A

As a registered dietitian, I am frequently asked which restaurants and food vendors have the healthiest menus. Unfortunately, even menu items that appear to be healthy, such as smoothies and salads, are often full of added sugar and calories. In a series of columns assessing the nutritional values of  fast-food...


The Fitness List: Classes At Bone & Joint Institute

There is no statute of limitations on a New Year’s resolution to get in better shape. If you made a promise to yourself, there’s still time to keep it with an assortment of fitness and motion classes at the Center for Musculoskeletal Health, part of the Bone & Joint Institute at...


Rehab Network Team Changes Lives in Peru

Subramani Seetharama, MD, Medical Director of Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network traveled with therapists Sharon Nicoll, OTA, Ken Bruno, MSPT, CSCS, as well as Eric Smullen, PT, Executive Director of Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network, and Andrew Wakefield, MD, traveled to Peru in April to improve the quality of life and bring...