Departments & Services

The Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network provides specialized rehabilitation services for a variety of medical conditions.

Our staff (physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, also known as physiatrists), treat a wide variety of medical conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. Below are the specialty programs offered.

Aquatic Therapy

Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network’s aquatic rehabilitation program was developed as an alternative method of rehabilitation and conditioning for individuals who may not tolerate traditional land-based therapy, as exercise can be more easily performed due to the buoyant effects of water.

Arthritis Management

Arthritis is a significant health issue in the U.S. The Arthritis Foundation states that rheumatoid arthritis affects 1.3 million Americans, osteoarthritis affects 27 million Americans, and 300,000 children have some form of juvenile arthritis.

Back & Neck Care

Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network offers rehabilitation for patients who come to us for the treatment of neck and/or back pain resulting from injuries, overuse or trauma.

Balance & Falls

Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network’s (HHCRN) Safe Steps program assists physicians in identifying patients at risk and teaches these patients interventions to reduce their fall risk.

Breast Cancer Rehabilitation

Recovery in Motion™ Physical Rehabilitation in Breast Cancer Surgery was developed as part of our women’s health initiative.

Hand Therapy

A hand therapist evaluates and treats any problem relative to the upper extremities. Occupational therapists or physical therapists work with patients and hand surgeons to provide a continuum of care.

Headache Management

Headaches are a growing healthcare issue in which physical therapy can play an important role.

Lymphedema Management

Maximizing a Healthy Lymph System During Breast Cancer Treatment


Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network has developed a comprehensive osteoporosis program to address osteoporosis prevention, treatment and rehabilitation.

Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain can result in a cycle of altering posture or holding parts of the body rigid and tense which can cause problems with muscles, joints or nerves.

Pregnancy & Post-Partum Back Care

This program was developed as part of Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network’s women’s health initiative.

Vestibular Rehabilitation

According to the National Institutes of Health more than 40% of Americans will experience dizziness that is serious enough to go to a doctor.

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