Our dedicated team of orthopedists and sports health specialists bring decades of experience to provide innovative musculoskeletal care with a patient-centered approach.

Our dedicated orthopedists cover many different sub-specialties at the Bone & Joint Institute. Patients have access to leading edge technologies like precision Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery, hip resurfacing, a special Fragility Fracture Program and new approaches in anesthesia to get you up and moving more quickly.

Center for Rheumatology & Bone Health

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes the body's natural defense system to attack the joint.

Conditions We Treat

The Bone & Joint Institute provides outstanding diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation for musculoskeletal disorders & injuries.

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Departments & Centers

The Institute offers an unparalleled network of coordinated services for those with bone and joint issues.

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Patient Stories

The Bone & Joint Institute offers an unparalleled network of coordinated services for patients with musculoskeletal disorders and orthopedic injuries. Watch their stories.

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Bone & Joint Institute

Our central location in Hartford provides the community with easy access to treatment for orthopedic needs.


Latest Videos

Trinity Track Star back breaking school records after an injury

Kinnard Hughes, a sophomore at Trinity College, was injured during a track event. He's now back on the field after going to the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute.

Anti-inflammation diet can help joint pain

Registered Dietitian Chris Barrett makes an anti-inflammation chicken dish to highlight cooking classes happening at Hartford Healthcare.


News

How to Stay Active, Fit and Safe During the Coldest Winter Months

Despite the January thaw we recently experienced, the winter weather is here to stay.  But don’t let the cold keep you from getting out to enjoy the outdoors. The Hartford HealthCare Sports Medicine team reminds you that with a little planning and preparation, it’s easy to stay active during the [...]

How Long Do Joint Replacements Last?

In a winner-take-all endurance test, which is stronger: metal or human bone? Surprise: If it’s a metal alloy knee or hip replacement vs. the original human bone, take the bone. That goes for polyethylene, ceramic and any other material paired with metal in an artificial joint, too. No combination will last [...]

Anatomy of Back, Neck Pain: When is Surgery Needed?

If you suffer from neck and spine pain, you know it can be debilitating. But there are ways to help manage it. Dr. Steve Zhou is an orthopedic surgeon at the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital: Q. As we age, we can begin to feel the effects [...]

Cooking Class Alert: Whip Up a Meal That Fights Chronic Illnesses

Inflammation is at the center of many chronic illnesses, including heart disease, stroke and autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis. To help you lower your risk of such issues, a dietitian with Hartford HealthCare’s Bone & Joint Institute is offering a pair of cooking classes. Anti-Inflammatory Cooking Classes are set [...]

January Cooking Class: Winter Recipes That Fight Chronic Illness

Inflammation is at the center of many chronic illnesses, including heart disease, stroke and autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis. To help you lower your risk of such issues, a dietitian with Hartford HealthCare’s Bone & Joint Institute is offering a pair of cooking classes. Anti-Inflammatory Cooking Classes are set [...]

Graduating From High School to College Sports? Some Tips

Making the transition from high school to collegiate athletics can be a daunting and difficult task. Physical therapist Stefanie Bourassa and psychologist Peter Lucchio of the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute’s Center for Musculoskeletal Health have several tips to help make this transition smooth. Bourassa, who played Division I [...]


Upcoming Classes & Events

Monday, Jan 27, 2020, 11:00AM - 12:30PM

Joint Replacement Patient Education - Hartford Hospital

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

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020, 3:00PM - 4:30PM

Spine Pre-Op Patient Education

This class is for patients who will undergo spine surgery, providing education on how to prepare for the surgery and recovery.

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020, 4:30PM - 6:00PM

Joint Replacement Patient Education - Hartford Hospital

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


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