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
    Monday, Oct 10, 2022, 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
    Tuesday, Oct 11, 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
    Tuesday, Oct 11, 2022, 6:00PM - 7:00PM

    On Site: Understanding foot pain

    In this FREE info session, join Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Nicola Corbett, as she discusses common foot conditions, latest technology in care [...]

    Trumbull Library (Community Room)
  • Free
    Wednesday, Oct 12, 2022, 5:00PM - 6:00PM

    Webinar: What you should know about osteoarthritis

    In honor of Bone and Joint Health Action Week and World Arthritis Day on October 12, join Hartford HealthCare Bone and Joint Institute for [...]

    Hartford Hospital
  • Free
    Tuesday, Oct 18, 2022, 4:00PM - 5:00PM

    On Site: Understanding hip pain

    Join Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Ryan Charette to learn about common causes and symptoms of hip pain. He will discuss treatment options and [...]

    Prospect Library (Community Room)
  • Free
    Tuesday, Oct 18, 2022, 5:30PM - 6:30PM

    Webinar: What you should know about osteoporosis

    Join Hartford HealthCare Bone and Joint Institute's team of experts to recognize Bone and Joint Health Action Week in October!

    In [...]

    Hartford Hospital
  • Free
    Wednesday, Oct 19, 2022, 12:00PM - 1:00PM

    Webinar: Understanding robotic joint replacement

    In this FREE webinar, join Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Brandon Prioreschi, as he discusses hip and knee arthritis plus robotic technology in [...]

    MidState Medical Center
  • Free
    Tuesday, Oct 25, 2022, 5:00PM - 6:00PM

    Webinar: Maintaining fitness and preventing injury

    In honor of Bone and Joint Health Action Week in October, join Hartford HealthCare Bone and Joint Institute experts for FREE virtual info [...]

    Hartford Hospital
  • Free
    Tuesday, Nov 01, 2022, 5:00PM - 6:00PM

    Webinar: Understanding PTSD in orthopedics

    In honor of Bone and Joint Health Action Week in October, join Hartford HealthCare Bone and Joint Institute experts for FREE virtual info [...]

    Hartford Hospital
  • Free
    Wednesday, Nov 02, 2022, 5:30PM - 6:30PM

    Webinar: Snap, crackle, pop...why does my shoulder hurt?

    In this FREE info session, join Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Nimit Patel for a deep dive in shoulder pain and all of your treatment options. Dr. [...]

    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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