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

What are your options when it comes to back pain?

Dr. Steve Zhou, of the Hartford HealthCare Bone and Joint Institute, talks about causes of back pain and what to do when you're in pain.

Over 60? Have you ever thought about weight training?

Exercise Physiologist, Bruce Brazeal, talks about how weight training can help build bone density when you are over 60- he talks with WFSB's Denise D'Ascenzo about a class offered at the Bone and Joint Institute at Hartford HealthCare.


News

How to Avoid an Ankle Sprain: Do These Exercises

Ankle sprains are a commons sports injury that can happen to athletes in any given sports. Nicole Fontaine, a Certified Athletic Trainer with the Hartford HealthCare Sports Medicine team, explains several ways to help treat the condition and help make ankles stronger and ready to return to sport. An ankle [...]

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 [...]

Hartford Hospital No. 1 in Metro Area in U.S. News Rankings

Hartford Hospital has been ranked No. 1 in the Hartford metro area for the ninth year in a row and among the best in Connecticut for 2019-20 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in its 30th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most complex patients. (To find [...]

How Some Foods Can Make Joint Pain Worse

Eating can make joint pain even worse when certain foods cause inflammation. Find out more about the relationship between food and inflammation from Chris Barrett, a sports nutritionist and dietitian and the Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital: Q. What leads to inflammation and what types of foods should [...]

Why We’re Testing Y4C: Yoga for Cancer Patients, Survivors

Many cancer patients seek out yoga to provide comfort, relaxation, reduce pain and anxiety. Yoga, the ancient Indian system, incorporates physical exercise and movement with mental and spiritual practice. In the United States, yoga is one of the most common forms of integrative medicine. But not all forms of yoga [...]

Hands-On Diet Training for Your Kid’s Health, Athletic Performance

Whatever your age, an anti-inflammatory diet is good for your health. But it’s only good for you if you know what it is and know how to use it. (We’re ready to help session in the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute‘s demonstration kitchen.) Our immune system protects our body [...]


Upcoming Classes & Events

Monday, Sep 23, 2019, 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, Sep 23, 2019, 4:00PM - 6:00PM

Coping With The Emotional Impact of Lymphedema

Join us for this FREE, supportive discussion about the impact of body image for patient with lymphedema, psychoeducation around [...]

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019, 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.


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