Musculoskeletal Institute

UConn Health Minute: Complex Spine Disorders

A complex spine disorder is a serious condition that can be painful and limit your daily activities. Because it’s more difficult to treat, UConn Health has assembled a collaborative, multidisciplinary team who can expertly handle all aspects of your care .  

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Elite Expertise in Brain and Spine Disorders

Two physicians from the Brain and Spine Institute describe UConn Health's collaborative approach to treating those suffering from brain tumors, strokes, and other disorders of the brain and spine.

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Woodstock Academy Enlists UConn Sports Medicine Expertise

Athletes have access to sports medicine physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists and other kinesiology specialists

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UConn Hand Surgeon Now Has Triathlete’s Take

Dr. Joel Ferreira’s training for and recent completion of an Ironman challenge provides added context when treating hand and wrist ailments common in cyclists.

UConn Health Minute: Rotator Cuff Repair

When it comes to shoulder problems, rotator cuff tears can be the most painful and difficult to treat. But as UConn Health orthopedic surgeon Robert Arciero explains, a novel procedure called reverse arthroplasty is offering patients another option in relieving their shoulder pain.

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Podcast: Play Without Pain, Perform at Peak

The co-directors of the UConn Institute for Sports Medicine explain what they and their colleagues can do for athletes to prevent/reduce injury risk, treat injuries and help them recover, and even use innovative ways to analyze movement to enhance performance.

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Guidance to Treat Underdiagnosed Spine Problem Conceived at UConn Health

UConn surgeons and medical students establish a grading scale, named for Dr. Hilary Onyiuke, to help physicians manage Bertolotti syndrome, a frequently underrecognized debilitating spine condition.

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Marathon Training Is not a Sprint

A smart plan can go a long way when it comes to running a long way. Experts at the UConn Institute for Sports Medicine can help with training to both reduce injury risk and improve performance.

2021 Top Doctors Named by Connecticut Magazine

See which 43 UConn Health physicians have been named 2021 Top Doctors by Connecticut Magazine. Plus, read more about four UConn Health doctors and their additional unique talents beyond their daily practice of medicine.

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Fixing Pain to Keep Patients Running

Drs. Karla and Michael Scanlon see foot and ankle patients in Storrs and Willimantic.