At the UConn Musculoskeletal Institute, men and women receive world-class care for a wide range of musculoskeletal problems, ranging from joint replacement surgery and spine surgery to care for chronic conditions such as osteoporosis and arthritis. It is a diverse and strong consortium of services designed to help patients regain strength, mobility and overall health.
The UConn Musculoskeletal Institute is part of UConn Health, a university hospital in suburban Farmington, Connecticut, that is committed to excellence in clinical care in an environment of active biomedical research, education and public service. Our goal is to use research to develop cutting edge care for patients throughout New England.
Programs within the UConn Musculoskeletal Institute include:
Complete Orthopaedic Care
Highly skilled physicians in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery provide total joint replacement surgery, sports medicine, hand and wrist care, foot and ankle care and musculoskeletal oncology. Orthopaedic surgeons with the UConn Musculoskeletal Institute are the team doctors for the UConn Huskies men’s and women’s basketball programs – two of the most elite programs in the country!
Osteoporosis Prevention, Testing and Treatment
The UConn Center for Osteoporosis, a cornerstone of the UConn Musculoskeletal Institute, provides gold-standard testing and treatment for men and women with risk factors for this progressive condition.
Ongoing Care for Rheumatologic Conditions
Experts with the UConn Musculoskeletal Institute provide ongoing care for complex rheumatologic conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, Lupus, Sjorgen’s Syndrome, scleroderma, and more.
Comprehensive Spine Center
Spine surgeons and physiatrists offer today’s best surgical, as well as non-surgical, approaches to treat neck and back pain. Services include minimally invasive and cutting edge procedures to alleviate pain and restore mobility.
The UConn Musculoskeletal Institute offers today’s most sophisticated imaging technologies in a convenient suburban location. To meet your needs, we have extended hours for many tests.
The rehabilitation team consists of licensed physical therapists, registered/licensed occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, physical therapy assistants, certified athletic trainers and medical assistants. Our team provides preventive, rehabilitative, and performance enhancing programs and services that maximize functionality and promote well being in patients of all ages and abilities.