Surgical Weight Loss Rehab

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Exercise is a key element of success with surgical weight loss to enhance cardiovascular fitness, prevent muscle atrophy due to limited caloric intake, and assist with long term weight management.

HHCRN Surgical Weight Loss BannerPatients who are preparing for or have undergone surgical weight loss are candidates for this program, featuring education and progressive exercises.


The Surgical Weight Loss Rehab Program 

Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network’s (HHC RN) program is conducted by physical therapists who develop individualized exercise plans, including exercise considerations for the other medical conditions that frequently accompany obesity (arthritis, diabetes, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, heart disease, joint and back problems, for example).

The program features:

  • Comprehensive, individualized evaluation pre-operatively and post-operatively.
  • Development of an individualized exercise plan to include flexibility, aerobic, and strengthening components.
  • Periodic re-evaluation of patient progress with modification of the program to meet individual needs.
  • Program can be adapted to aquatic setting for individuals who prefer or may not tolerate land-based activities/exercises.

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Goals

  • Maintain or increase: Muscular strength and endurance, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, mobility.
  • Improve ability to perform activities of daily living.
  • Enhance post-operative weight loss.
  • Learn long term lifestyle changes including exercise and health management strategies.

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Physician Prescription Required

Early morning and evening appointments available.

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Locations

100 Simsbury Road
Avon, CT 06001
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Vestibular Rehabilitation
163 Broadway
Colchester, CT 06385
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111 Salem Turnpike
Norwich, CT 06360
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Multi-Disciplinary (PT, OT, ST)
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42 Town Street Suite 400
Norwichtown, CT 06360
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100 Hazard Avenue
Enfield, CT 06082
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5 Dayton Road Suite 101
Waterford, CT 06385
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Vestibular Rehabilitation
406 Farmington Avenue 2nd Floor
Farmington, CT 06032
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330 Western Boulevard
Glastonbury, CT 06033
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1559 Sullivan Avenue
South Windsor, CT 06074
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Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Dry Needling
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Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
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701 North Colony Road Suite 102
Wallingford, CT 06492
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The Hospital of Central Connecticut (New Britain General Campus)
100 Grand Street
New Britain, CT 06050
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Complex Spine
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Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
Headache Management
Lymphedema Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Pain Management
Physiatry
Physical Therapy
Surgical Weight Loss Rehab
Thoracic Rehabilitation
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100 Perkins Farm Drive Suite 201
Mystic, CT 06355
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Cancer Rehabilitation
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Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
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Occupational Therapy
Pain Management
Physical Therapy
Speech Therapy (adult)
Surgical Weight Loss Rehab
Swallowing Evaluation
Thoracic Rehabilitation
Vestibular Rehabilitation
Southington Care Center
45 Meriden Avenue
Southington, CT 06489
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