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  • Head Balls: Study Reveals More Brain Damage in Female Soccer Players

    August 21, 2018

    As female soccer players across the country lace up their cleats for another fall season, news that heading the ball is more dangerous for them than for males might have them changing their game plan. A research team at Albert Einstein College of Medicine recently revealed that brain scans showed…

  • Back to School, Back To Sports, Back to Concussion Prevention

    August 16, 2018

    It’s back-to-school time. For many kids, that also means back to a variety of sporting activities. But before your child takes to the field, keep in mind the potential injuries – especially concussions. Dr. Subramani Seetharma is the medical director for the Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network Concussion Clinic. Q: What…

  • Outpatient Rehabilitation Clinic Opens in Newington

    July 18, 2018

    Staff from Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network joined members of the Newington Chamber of Commerce and Town Council for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Hospital of Central Connecticut Rehabilitation Network’s new outpatient clinic on Fenn Road in Newington.  The event was also attended by representatives from the Hartford HealthCare/GoHealth Urgent Care…

  • The Peruvian-Hartford Connection: Bringing Medical Care to the Underserved

    July 06, 2018

    For the past 12 years, a volunteer team of medical experts from Connecticut join the charitable organization Dreaming and Working Together in Lima, Peru, for a weeklong mission to help the medically underserved population there by providing various types of spinal surgeries, dental care and prosthetic and rehabilitative services. This…

  • Exercising in the Searing Summer Heat? Some Tips

    July 06, 2018

    With summer in full swing, people are getting outdoors to enjoy the sunshine and get some exercise. Although being active is good for your health, Wendy Nichols, area director for the Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network, offers these precautions for staying safe: When to work out: It’s best to work out early…

  • An Active Spring? Here’s How to Avoid Injury

    May 02, 2018

    Warm weather is here – finally! With spring comes outdoor exercise – and with that comes sport-related injuries. Dr. Kristopher Ware is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist with the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute. Q: What are the most common sports-related injuries? A: During the spring season overuse injuries…

  • ICYMI: Highlights from ‘The Rob Dibble Show’ April 2018

    April 30, 2018

    Did you miss the April 2018 live broadcast of The Rob Dibble Show featuring Hartford HealthCare‘s Matt Reynolds, Manny Seetharama, MD, and Ted Blaine, MD? Check out these podcasts and you’ll be completely up-to-date on dry needling, concussion prevention and shoulder injury. They’re free for download or streaming! The Rob…

  • Back Pain: What Happens with Degenerative Changes?

    April 19, 2018

    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…

  • Hand Symposium May 5 in Hartford

    April 04, 2018

    The Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network is hosting the 3rd annual Hand Symposium at the Hartford Hospital Ambulatory Surgery Building at the Bone & Joint Institute on Saturday, May 5, from 7:30 am to 12:00 pm.  The symposium, targeted to Occupational Therapists, COTAs, Physical Therapists and PTAs, will feature presenters Dr. Kevin Burton…

  • Hartford HealthCare Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport

    March 27, 2018

    Ascension and its St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport have signed a non-binding letter of intent with Hartford HealthCare for Hartford to acquire St. Vincent’s and all of its related operations.  St. Vincent’s, with more than 3,200 associates, includes a licensed 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility…


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