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 09, 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
    Tuesday, Oct 17, 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, Oct 18, 2023, 12:00PM - 1:00PM

    Webinar: Surgical treatment for arthritis

    Start here to learn more about surgical treatment for arthritis. In this FREE webinar, join Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Adam Driesman [...]

    St. Vincent's Medical Center
  • Free
    Monday, Nov 06, 2023, 6:00PM - 7:00PM

    Webinar: Managing hip and knee pain

    Start here to learn more about hip and knee pain. In this FREE webinar, join Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Amy Wasterlain as she [...]

    MidState Medical Center
  • Free
    Thursday, Nov 09, 2023, 12:00PM - 1:00PM

    Webinar: Understanding Shoulder Pain

    Start here to learn more about shoulder pain. Join Dr. Ryan Naujoks , board-certified Orthopaedic surgeon, to learn about the common causes [...]

    MidState Medical Center
  • Free
    Thursday, Nov 16, 2023, 12:00PM - 1:00PM

    Webinar: Robotics in Joint replacement

    Start here to learn more about robotics in Joint replacement. In this FREE webinar, join Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Brandon [...]

    MidState Medical Center

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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