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Wellness, Therapy & Nutrition

WellnessBecause good health is about more than just exercise, we also offer physical therapy, cardiac rehabilitation, nutrition counseling; and programs in health education, weight management and integrative medicine.

Physical Therapy Services

Provided by Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital, the Physical Therapy Center specializes in assessing and treating orthopedic, sports-related, and neurological injuries and conditions such as neck and back pain, muscle and ligament injuries, stroke and multiple sclerosis. The Center also offers post-surgical rehabilitation including joint replacements, ACL reconstruction and rotator cuff repairs.

Hours:

Monday 10:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

To schedule an appointment, please call 860-524-0410 or 860-231-6353.

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Co-sponsored by the JCC and Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, the Cardiac Rehabilitation program is a medically supervised and monitored exercise and educational program for people with a history of heart disease (angina, coronary artery bypass grafting, heart attacks) or with coronary risk factors (smoking, hypertension, elevated cholesterol, diabetes, obesity), or a family history of heart disease.

For more information, call Rick Drysdale, 860-231-6360 or Saint Francis Coordinator, 860-714-4776.

Nutrition Services

Let the Mandell JCC help you find a greater sense of well-being with nutritional counseling services for weight control, cholesterol reduction, exercise and/or adopting a healthier lifestyle. Carol Tyler, M.A., R.D., CDN, who is associated with Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, is available for individual or group sessions at the JCC. Carol will facilitate permanent lifestyle change and will help you to stop the dieting and weight-gain cycle.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 860-231-6331.

HealthWorks Educational Programs

Through a long-time partnership with Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, the JCC offers an extensive array of programs in health education, nutrition and weight management and integrative medicine. The programs are open to the entire community (some have a fee). Watch our Program Schedule for scheduled programs and invite your friends, family and colleagues to participate with you.