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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.


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. [...]

A New Procedure for Patients with Esophageal Cancer

A new procedure for patients with esophageal cancer is offering promising results. Dr. Stefan Kachala, a thoracic surgeon at the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute, was the first in Connecticut to perform a robotic esophagectomy. Q. What are some symptoms of esophageal cancer? What causes this type of cancer? A. Some of [...]


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Upcoming Events

Friday, Apr 20, 2018, 9:30AM - 3:00PM

4th Annual Dialysis Unit & Transplant Program Social Work Conference

A one day educational conference designed specifically for Social Workers working with Dialysis and Transplant patients.

Friday, Apr 20, 2018, 9:30AM - 12:00PM

A Writing Meditation

Come and experience periods of guided meditation followed by simple and fun writing exercises. Walk through a vineyard, an art gallery, or [...]

Friday, Apr 20, 2018, 1:15PM - 2:00PM

Coping with Stress from a New or Chronic Medical Condition Support Group

This group is designed for young adults age 17-26 struggling with a new diagnosis, chronic medical conditions, physical symptoms or [...]

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