Dr. Joel Ferreria with his finisher medal at the iron man finish line

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.

UConn Health Minute: Running from Injuries

Running injuries are extremely common but many can be prevented. The UConn Institute for Sports Medicine offers individual and team-based risk screenings; customized prevention protocols and assistance developing rehab and return-to-play goals.

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