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Medical Rounds

Back Pain

Good back pain treatment starts with a visit to a physical therapist. Here's why, according to physical therapist Dan Fisher from the Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network.

Medical Rounds with Dr. Abigail Chua, Neurologist/Headache Expert

Get to know the difference between a headache and migraine syndrome from neurologist and headache specialist Dr. Abigail Chua from the Hartford HealthCare Headache Center.


News

Heart of the Matter: Colchester Woman, 47, Gets Transplant

Colchester resident Cindy Sypher had already survived one heart attack. So when she started to feel strange in a similar manner while traveling to work one morning, she took it seriously. She remembers getting herself to a local urgent care center — and nothing else until she awoke on a [...]

Back Pain: What Happens with Degenerative Changes?

Back pain can have many causes – and many treatments. Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network physical therapist Dan Fisher explains why evaluation by a physical therapist can help treat the pain you may be experiencing.  Q: What are some of the common conditions associated with back pain? A: The most common [...]

Thank You Volunteers

National Volunteer Week is April 15-21. Hartford HealthCare would like to thank the more than 2,000 volunteers who generously give more than 200,000 hours of their time in close to 375 departments across the system every year helping us deliver quality care. Meet just a few of our special volunteers: [...]

Ron’s Run For The Roses: A Kentucky Derby Party With Purpose

It’s the best Kentucky Derby party north of the Mason-Dixon line, and it’s a fundraiser for a great cause, too. It’s Ron’s Run for the Roses, benefitting the Ron Foley Foundation and the fight against pancreatic cancer. This year Dr. Peter Yu, physician-in-chief of the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute, serves as [...]

The Best (And Worst) Mood-Altering Food

Can what we eat affect more than our waistline? Many times, during our visit to a doctor’s office, we’re told how to eat to keep us physically healthy. For example, a DASH (Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension) diet may help lower blood pressure while a low-glycemic diet can help with [...]

Are You at Risk for Stroke?

Strokes don’t just happen to older people. In 2009, the latest figures a available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 34 percent of people hospitalized for stroke were less than 65 years old. You are at risk for stroke if you have: High blood pressure. High cholesterol. Diabetes. [...]


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Upcoming Events

Monday, Apr 23, 2018, 11:00AM - 12:30PM

Joint Replacement Patient Education

This class is for patients who will undergo hip or knee replacement surgery, providing education on how to prepare for the surgery and [...]

Monday, Apr 23, 2018, 12:00PM - 1:00PM

Depression Bipolar Support Alliance Group (DBSA)

Peer run support group for those who have been diagnosed with depression or bipolar disorder. Registration is not required for this group. [...]

Monday, Apr 23, 2018, 1:00PM - 2:15PM

Bereavement Support Group

This group is open to any person who has experienced the loss of a loved one. You are welcome to attend as few or as many as you like; [...]


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