Bone & Joint Institute

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  • What is Hip Resurfacing Arthroplasty?

    April 15, 2019

    For more information on hip reconstructive services at the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute, click here.

  • Why a Partial Knee Replacement is Same-Day Surgery

    April 15, 2019

    Doctors at the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital are using new technology to customize joint replacements, making recovery easier. Here’s more from Dr. Mark Shekhman, a Bone & Joint Institute orthopedic surgeon: Q: At the bone and joint institute you use tools to assess the best route…

  • How a Vietnamese Woman with Back Pain Ends Up at Bone & Joint Institute

    April 15, 2019

    A Vietnamese woman with back pain diagnosed in her home country as a muscle strain gets spinal fusion fusion surgery at the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute after her brother, who lives in this area, also researched doctors in New York and Boston. For more information on Spine Services…

  • How this Analysis Can Predict a Sports Injury Before it Happens

    April 10, 2019

    What do all pitchers, whether Little Leaguers or Major Leaguers, have in common? Arm pain and arm, shoulder or elbow injuries. A study published on injury prevention in baseball  found that up to 74 percent of youth baseball players, ages 8 to 18, report some degree of arm pain while…

  • Pain in the Joints? It Might Be Time for Surgery

    April 03, 2019

    When severe pain affects your routine, either your sleep or ability to perform everyday tasks, you might benefit from joint replacement surgery. “We recommend joint replacement surgery when knee pain and loss of function become severe and when medicines and other treatments no longer relieve pain,” said Dr. Robert Carangelo,…

  • What’s to Blame for Most Joint Replacements? Osteoarthritis.

    March 26, 2019

    Osteoarthritis is a primary reason for most knee and hip replacements. It affects more than 30 million people, making it the most common chronic joint condition in the United States. The pain and stiffness of osteoarthritis at a joint – the junction where two bones meet – are caused by…

  • Could Walking Fido Actually Be Bad for Your Health?

    March 25, 2019

    Walking your dog is a great way to stay active, but a new study published in March in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests that dog-walking has led to more fractures in adults over the age of 65. The national study notes that hip fractures occur most frequently….

  • Men: ED Treatment Sound Too Good To Be True? It Probably is.

    March 17, 2019

    If you were among the 50 percent of adult males between the ages of 40 and 70 with erectile dysfunction, would you pay thousands of dollars for shock-wave treatment, which has uncertainties about long-term effectiveness and safety? Would you be concerned that it is not FDA-approved? You should be. More…

  • HealthCare Matters: Join the CT Mirror Conversation

    March 06, 2019

    Early in the morning, while most of us are grabbing a cup of coffee before work, a nurse is on the road. She helped get her own family ready for the day, and she is on her way to take care of your family. One of our billing specialists is…

  • Windham Hospital Offers Free Lecture Series on Common Orthopedic Ailments and Advanced Treatment Options

    February 08, 2019

    Learn how to get rid of pain and get your life back on track with a free orthopedic lecture series—“Less Pain, More Gain”—at Windham Hospital in March. This three part series includes: “Suffering from hip and knee pain?” on March 6 hosted by Orthopedic Surgeon Kevin Reagan, MD. Dr. Reagan will discuss Mako…

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