Musculoskeletal Institute

National Academy of Sciences Elects Two More UConn Scientists

Two leading scientists from the University of Connecticut's medical school have been elected members of the prestigious U.S. National Academy of Sciences. Laurinda A. Jaffe, Ph.D. and Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D. are recognized for their research excellence and achievements.

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Meet the Researcher: Gus Mazzocca, School of Medicine

Mazzocca has spent his career working to improve patient outcomes in orthopedics

The Brain and Spine Institute at UConn Health

UConn Health has brought together our world-renowned experts from neurology, neurosurgery, spine surgery, non-operative spine care, and radiology to offer comprehensive, personalized care at The Brain and Spine Institute at UConn Health.

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Podcast: Healing With Our Own Cells

“It’s not a drug, we’re just taking your own components… You are only receiving your same cells and it all happens in the same visit.” —Dr. Allison Schafer Some bone, joint, tendon and ligament injuries are now treatable using what’s known as an orthobiologic approach. It’s when the patient is injected with a therapy derived […]

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Conscious During Carpel Tunnel

With "wide-awake surgery," UConn Heath's hand, wrist and elbow surgeons use a technique that keeps the patient awake, enabling the testing of the repair while the procedure is in progress and allowing a faster recovery time.

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Fall Sports: OK to Play?

As pandemic mode extends into a new school year, UConn Health sports medicine physicians offer perspective on student athletics.

Drs. Beebe and Solovyova portaits, white coats

Dr. Roy Beebe, Longtime Orthopedic Surgeon, Retires

Dr. Olga Solovyova succeeds him as the total hip and knee replacement expert at UConn Health's orthopedic and sports medicine practice in Avon.

High school student peforming mock arthoscopic surgery, cheered on by another student and Dr. Katherine Coyner

Widening Women’s Paths to Orthopedic Surgery

It’s a historically male-dominated medical specialty, but UConn Health orthopedic surgeon Katherine Coyner is working to change the course of that history.