Our dedicated team of orthopedists and sports health specialists bring decades of experience to provide innovative musculoskeletal care with a patient-centered approach.

Our dedicated orthopedists cover many different sub-specialties at the Bone & Joint Institute. Patients have access to leading edge technologies like precision Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery, hip resurfacing, a special Fragility Fracture Program and new approaches in anesthesia to get you up and moving more quickly.

Center for Rheumatology & Bone Health

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes the body's natural defense system to attack the joint.

Conditions We Treat

The Bone & Joint Institute provides outstanding diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation for musculoskeletal disorders & injuries.

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Departments & Centers

The Institute offers an unparalleled network of coordinated services for those with bone and joint issues.

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Patient Stories

The Bone & Joint Institute offers an unparalleled network of coordinated services for patients with musculoskeletal disorders and orthopedic injuries. Watch their stories.

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Bone & Joint Institute

Our central location in Hartford provides the community with easy access to treatment for orthopedic needs.


Latest Videos

Trinity Track Star back breaking school records after an injury

Kinnard Hughes, a sophomore at Trinity College, was injured during a track event. He's now back on the field after going to the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute.

Anti-inflammation diet can help joint pain

Registered Dietitian Chris Barrett makes an anti-inflammation chicken dish to highlight cooking classes happening at Hartford Healthcare.


News

Free Talk: How to Manage Arthritis as You Age

Arthritis may be one of those stereotypical diseases of aging – there are more than 3 million cases diagnosed each year – but older people don’t need to give in to the pain and limitation this inflammation of the joints can cause. Dr. John Magaldi, director of rheumatology at the [...]

Find Out What’s Causing Numbness in Your Hands

The human hand has 27 bones that move in almost as many joints, making it one of the most flexible parts of the body. Such small bones and joints – and the amount of tasks we rely upon our hands to perform – also result in many aches, strains and [...]

New Bone & Joint Institute Leader Looks to Data Analytics for Better Patient Care

In January 2017, the Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute (BJI) at Hartford Hospital opened to much anticipation. Now a new leader looks eagerly to the future of caring for people with musculoskeletal issues. Dr. John Grady-Benson, who started as the BJI physician-in-chief in October, offers a quote from Galileo [...]

Why the Census Is a Healthcare Issue

By Jeffrey A. Flaks Hartford HealthCare President and Chief Executive Officer and Sarah S. Lewis Hartford HealthCare Vice President, Health Equity Among the New Year’s resolutions that you’ve made (or maybe already broken), here’s one that should be easy to keep: Complete your U.S. Census form, and encourage everyone you [...]

How to Stay Active, Fit and Safe During the Coldest Winter Months

Despite the January thaw we recently experienced, the winter weather is here to stay.  But don’t let the cold keep you from getting out to enjoy the outdoors. The Hartford HealthCare Sports Medicine team reminds you that with a little planning and preparation, it’s easy to stay active during the [...]

How Long Do Joint Replacements Last?

In a winner-take-all endurance test, which is stronger: metal or human bone? Surprise: If it’s a metal alloy knee or hip replacement vs. the original human bone, take the bone. That goes for polyethylene, ceramic and any other material paired with metal in an artificial joint, too. No combination will last [...]


Upcoming Classes & Events

Wednesday, Jan 29, 2020, 4:30PM - 6:00PM

Joint Replacement Patient Education - Hartford Hospital

This class is for patients who will undergo hip or knee replacement surgery, providing education on how to prepare for the surgery and [...]

Monday, Feb 03, 2020, 11:00AM - 12:30PM

Joint Replacement Patient Education - Hartford Hospital

This class is for patients who will undergo hip or knee replacement surgery, providing education on how to prepare for the surgery and [...]

Tuesday, Feb 04, 2020, 3:00PM - 4:30PM

Spine Pre-Op Patient Education

This class is for patients who will undergo spine surgery, providing education on how to prepare for the surgery and recovery.


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