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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...


Sports Injury? When To Get Help

If you’re injured while exercising, when do you get professional help? It happens to every athlete. You’re out doing your regular routine and you think you’ve pulled something — maybe, but you’re not sure. Will it go away? Or should I call the doctor? Experts from the Center for Musculoskeletal...


A First In Northeast: Mazor X Brings Robotic Precision To Back Surgery

By Pam Cruz Hartford HealthCare (HHC) has introduced robotic spine surgery called the Mazor X, a  sophisticated surgical guidance system that brings unprecedented precision to surgeons and their patients who need back surgery, making it the first health-care system in the Northeast to use the new technology. Hartford HealthCare doctors...


Opening Day At The Bone & Joint Institute, The $200 Million Orthopedic Hospital

From unique patient gowns to sophisticated gait analyses, the $200 million Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital showcased the future of orthopedic care when the facility opened its doors to patients on Jan. 9. A press conference marked the opening of New England’s first and only dedicated...


A New-Look Hospital Gown: The Model G Keeps The Patient’s Backside Covered

Could this be the end of the backside-incompatible hospital gown? Let’s not overlook one of the great technological advances at the new Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute: The Model G hospital gowns, developed at the Henry Ford Innovation Institute in Detroit, with full wrap-around coverage, plastic snaps instead of...