Sports Health Programs & Classes

Sports Health: Programs & Classes

Register for these upcoming classes

Whether you’re a novice, a weekend warrior, or a skilled athlete, we'll help you stay fit and healthy through a variety of classes, taught by skilled professionals.

Popular Events

  • Free
    Tuesday, May 17, 2022, 9:00AM - 11:00AM

    Joint Replacement Pre-Op Patient Education - Backus Hospital

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    This class is for patients who will undergo Joint replacement [...]

    Backus Medical Office Building - Conference Room
  • Free
    Thursday, May 19, 2022, 5:00PM - 6:00PM

    Webinar: Understanding Back Pain

    In this free, LIVE webinar session, join the Acute Spine Program's Belinda Brozyna, RN, MSN, and Sarah Congleton, APRN, to learn more [...]

    Backus Hospital
  • Free
    Thursday, May 19, 2022, 6:00PM - 7:00PM

    Webinar: Is disc replacement for you?

    In this FREE webinar, join Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Robert Brady as he discusses common causes for neck pain, disc replacement and if it is [...]

    St. Vincent's Medical Center
  • Free
    Thursday, May 26, 2022, 12:00PM - 1:00PM

    Webinar: Managing hand pain

    In this FREE webinar, join orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Ryan Naujoks, as he discusses common causes of hand pain, signs and symptoms, minimally [...]

    MidState Medical Center
  • Free
    Thursday, Jun 09, 2022, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

    Webinar: Managing hip and knee pain

    In this FREE webinar, join orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Amy Wasterlain, as she discusses causes of hip and knee pain, including arthritis; signs [...]

    MidState Medical Center
  • Free
    Wednesday, Jun 15, 2022, 7:00PM - 8:00PM

    Webinar: Same day joint replacement

    In this FREE webinar, join orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Julianne Forlizzi, as she discusses arthritis, minimally invasive joint replacement and [...]

    St. Vincent's Medical Center
  • Free
    Tuesday, Jun 28, 2022, 2:00PM - 3:00PM

    On-site: How to manage arthritis

    In this FREE info session, join orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Ronald Paret, as he discusses causes, signs and symptoms of arthritis plus [...]

    The Prospect Library

We'll help you achieve your fitness goals with these regularly scheduled programs.

Class pricing: $100 for 12 sessions or $10 drop-in fee per class.

For information or to register call 860.972.5945.

For more orthopedic classes offered at the Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital, click here.

Functional Fitness

Mon/Wed 3:30-4:30pm

  • Low impact exercises
  • Dynamic stretching
  • Active isolated stretching
  • Foam roller
  • Mobility & flexibility

Fitness Stuff!

Buff Bones®

Mon/Wed 2-3pm

  • Strengthen bones
  • Improve balance and posture
  • Safe program for people with osteoporosis and arthritis

Tai Chi/QiGong

Mon/Wed 12:15-1pm

  • Reduce pain & stiffness
  • Increase muscle strength, balance, and coordination
  • Speed healing from injuries or surgery

Over 60 Weight Training

Mon/Wed 11am-12pm

  • Building muscular strength, endurance & flexibility throughout the whole body
  • Resistance training will utilize light weights, bands, kettlebell & bodyweight movements
  • Movement-based exercises will focus on squat, lunge, upper body push & upper body pull variations

Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster TM

  • Allows individuals to start the healing process by decreasing anxiety and developing more positive attitude before, during and after surgery.
  • Learn more here >>

Sports Health Hotline

  • Have a sports injury? Want to enhance your training? Have questions? Contact one of our Sports Health Navigators.

    They are certified and licensed athletic trainers with the experience and knowledge to answer questions, give helpful advice, recommend treatments and programs, and set up appointments with one of our sports health specialists - fast.

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