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Upswing Health

Welcome to your
free orthopedic management tool.

Members of the State of Connecticut's health plan now have free access to Upswing.

Have an orthopedic injury, but don’t want to go see a doctor in person?   Or maybe you are trying to find out what is wrong?   Use Upswing to understand what’s causing your pain, and if you’d like, connect to a live medical professional without leaving your home.

The service is a free benefit brought to you by your employer.

Identify Your Injury

To identify your injury insert your name as listed on your benefit card, DOB and (your preferred) email.

How it works

  • 01

    Use our injury identification tool, powered by AI and medical experts, to identify your injury.

  • 02

    Connect (for free!) with one of our medical professionals - tell us what hurts and about your injury.

  • 03

    We work with you to develop a personalized recovery plan based on your needs and situation.

About Upswing

We are the next generation of sports medicine. Leveraging medical expertise, artificial intelligence and the power of an informed and engaged community. Upswing is helping the active, regardless of level, age or ability to prevent and recover from injuries that might slow them down.

Meet our Managing Physicians

Upswing is led by physicians with over 70 combined years of healthcare leadership and experience.

Dr. Jay Kimmel

Dr. Jay Kimmel is an orthopedic surgeon with Advanced Orthopedics New England. Dr. Kimmel specializes in Sports Medicine with an emphasis on shoulder and knee injuries.

Assistant clinical professor in both the department of family medicine and department of orthopedics at the University of Connecticut.

Dr. Kimmel is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and is board-certified in Orthopedic Surgery.

Sport of Choice: Tennis

Dr. Steven Schutzer

Dr. Steve Schutzer is a Founding Member and Medical Director of the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center.

President of the Connecticut Joint Replacement Surgeons, LLC and Physician Executive for the Orthopedic Service Line at Trinity Health Of New England.

Highly sought-after national speaker on value-based healthcare.

Sport of Choice: Tae Kwon Do

Dr. Adrian Rawlinson

Dr. Adrian J. Rawlinson is trained in both primary care and emergency medicine.  He has worked with both amateur and professional athletes, and before joining California Pacific Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, he was a Team Physician for University of California, Berkeley in the Sports Medicine Department. In 2001, he was a Team Physician for the Great Britain Squad at the World University Games in Beijing, China.

In addition to his clinical role, Dr. Rawlinson is an entrepreneurial physician executive, strategic leader, and digital healthcare product innovator


Dr. Scott Bissell

Orthopedic Surgeon

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Dr. Jeff Brown

Sports Medicine Physician

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Dr. Scott Cooper


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Dr. Scott Cowan

Orthopedic Surgeon

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Dr. Amanda Fantry

Orthopedic Surgeon

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MaryLynn Jacobs MS OTR/L CHT

Physical Therapist

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Dr. Christina Kabbash

Orthopedic Surgeon

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Jim Murdock MEd ATC

Athletic Trainer

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Julie T. Paolino PT, MS, ATC

Physical Therapist

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Dr. Craig Rodner

Orthopedic Surgeon

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Dr. John Steinmann

Spinal Surgeon

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Dr. Andrew Turtel

Orthopedic Surgeon

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Americo Rodrigues, PT, OCS, Cert. MDT, CMP, CIDN

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Dan Torres

Dietitian / Nutritionist

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