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, Feb 08, 2023, 5:30PM - 6:30PM

    Webinar: Current management of hip and knee arthritis in active patients

    In this FREE virtual class, join Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Adam Green for a deep dive into hip and knee arthritis in young, active patients. [...]

    Backus Hospital
  • Free
    Monday, Feb 13, 2023, 9:00AM - 10:00AM

    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
    Wednesday, Feb 15, 2023, 5:00PM - 6:00PM

    Webinar: Understanding and managing low back pain

    In this free, LIVE webinar session, join pain management specialist, Gaurav Kapur, MD, to learn more about low back pain - common causes of [...]

    Backus Hospital
  • Free
    Thursday, Feb 16, 2023, 3:00PM - 4:00PM

    Webinar: Managing hip and knee pain

    In this FREE webinar, join Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Amy Wasterlain to learn about common causes and symptoms of hip and knee arthritis and [...]

    MidState Medical Center
  • Free
    Tuesday, Feb 21, 2023, 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
    Wednesday, Feb 22, 2023, 5:00PM - 6:00PM

    Webinar: Understanding Back Pain with Sciatica

    In this free, LIVE webinar session, join neurosurgeon, Bernardo De Andrada, MD, to learn more about the signs and symptoms of back pain [...]

    Backus Hospital
  • Free
    Tuesday, Mar 07, 2023, 5:00PM - 6:00PM

    Webinar: Is your foot pain arthritis?

    In this FREE, live info session, join board certified foot and ankle orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Thomas McDonald, to learn more about the top [...]

    Hartford 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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