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
    Wednesday, Apr 24, 2024, 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, Apr 25, 2024, 12:00PM - 1:00PM

    Webinar: Advancements in rotator cuff repairs

    In this free, virtual info session, join Hartford HealthCare board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Derek Shia, to learn about the common [...]

    MidState Medical Center
  • Free
    Tuesday, Apr 30, 2024, 12:00PM - 1:00PM

    Webinar: Robotics in joint replacements

    In this FREE webinar, join Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Curtis Campbell as he discusses advancements of Robotics in joint replacements. plus, [...]

    St. Vincent's - Virtual
  • Free
    Tuesday, May 07, 2024, 1:00PM - 2:00PM

    Spine Surgery Pre-Op Class

    These classes are designed to educate patients on what occurs before, during and after hospitalization. The nurse navigator provide [...]

    Backus Medical Office Building - Conference Room 130
  • Free
    Tuesday, May 14, 2024, 6:00PM - 7:00PM

    Minimally invasive bunion correction

    Start here to learn more abbout minimally invasive bunion correction. In this FREE webinar, join Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Nicole Arcand for [...]

    Backus Hospital
  • Free
    Tuesday, May 21, 2024, 12:00PM - 1:00PM

    Webinar: Hip pain as you age

    In this FREE webinar, join Hartford HealthCare Connecticut Orthopaedic Institute board certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Megan Wolf, as she [...]

    MidState Medical Center
  • Free
    Tuesday, May 28, 2024, 6:00PM - 7:00PM

    Webinar: Understanding cervical spine diso

    Start here to learn more about cervical spine disorders. In this FREE virtual class, join board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Michael [...]

    Backus Hospital
  • Free
    Tuesday, Jun 18, 2024, 6:00PM - 7:00PM

    Webinar: Shoulder pain and how to treat it

    Start here to learn more about shoulder arthritis. In this FREE virtual class, join board-certified orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Ammar Anbari, [...]

    Backus Hospital

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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