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We found 10 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept CIGNA Open Access Plus PPO near Burlingame, CA.

Dr. Paul Nasario Abeyta, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1501 Trousdale Drive #115; Burlingame Center, Department of Orthopedics
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Paul Abeyta works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Burlingame, CA. Dr. Abeyta is especially interested in arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. After completing medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to English, Dr. Abeyta speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , ligament problems, arthritis, fractures (broken bones), ACL injury, tendonitis

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Elbow Arthroscopy, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Todd Soung Kim, MD
Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 1st Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Todd Kim, who practices in Burlingame, CA, is a medical specialist in osteopathic manipulative medicine and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kim has a special interest in musculoskeletal surgery. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Kim attended the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Kim speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC). Dr. Kim welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteomyelitis, ligament problems, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Radial Head Replacement, Sports Health, Elbow Arthroscopy, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jaret Michael Butler, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 1st Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Jaret Butler's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Butler is 4.5 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in hand surgery procedures and musculoskeletal surgery. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Butler honors. He studied medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Butler's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Butler's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, hand fracture, tendonitis

All Interests: Radial Head Replacement, Sports Health, Hand Fracture, Dupuytren's Contracture, Wrist Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kimberly Moore Dalal, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 5th Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Kimberly Dalal is a general surgeon, cancer surgeon, and colon and rectal surgeon in San Mateo, CA and Burlingame, CA. She is rated highly by her patients. Dr. Dalal has indicated that her clinical interests include video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), colorectal surgery procedures, and cancer surgery. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, San Mateo Medical Center, and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients. Dr. Dalal studied medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , soft tissue sarcoma

All Interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Whipple Procedure, Lymphadenectomy, Thoracic Problems, Research, Rectal ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Corwin Detch, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 1st Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Robert Detch is an orthopedic surgeon in San Francisco, CA and Burlingame, CA. He is conversant in Spanish. In his practice, he is particularly interested in knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Detch's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS). He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Patient reviews placed Dr. Detch at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Detch takes. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , tendonitis

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, Partial Knee Replacement, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Spencer T Lowe, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 3rd Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Spencer Lowe is a medical specialist in adult rheumatology. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Lowe include osteoporosis and psoriatic arthritis. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lowe takes. He is open to new patients. Dr. Lowe is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and a graduate of Kaiser Permanente's residency program.

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Relevant Interests: , psoriatic arthritis, osteoporosis, arthritis

All Interests: Psoriatic Arthritis, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Rheumatic Diseases

Dr. Wen Liang, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 4th Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Wen Liang practices family medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Liang include general care. The average patient rating for Dr. Liang is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Liang takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. After attending Capital Medical University for medical school, Dr. Liang completed her residency training at Sutter Health and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. She speaks Mandarin. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Contraception, Exercise Physiology, Bone Problems, Migraine, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ernesto Zatarain Rios, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 3rd Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Ernesto Zatarain-Rios works as an adult rheumatologist in Burlingame, CA. In his practice, Dr. Zatarain-Rios focuses on rheumatic diseases. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Zatarain-Rios accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Autonomous University of Chihuahua Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of Stanford Hospital & Clinics' residency program. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Zatarain-Rios is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout

All Interests: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Gout, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Vasculitis, Sjogren's Syndrome, ... (Read more)

Dr. Tyler Francis Aguinaldo, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 3rd Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Tyler Aguinaldo is a specialist in adult endocrinology. He has a special interest in diabetes and metabolism. Dr. Aguinaldo is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. After attending the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). Dr. Aguinaldo's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems

All Interests: Bone Problems, Diabetes, Thyroid Problems, Metabolism, Adrenal Disorders, Cholesterol Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard L Florio, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 1st Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Richard Florio is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. He graduated from the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. Dr. Florio trained at National Naval Medical Center for his residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Florio include musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Florio's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis, achilles tendon problems, osteomyelitis, arthritis, shoulder arthritis, joint infection, fractures (broken bones), osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis), tendonitis, ankle fracture, foot fracture

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Ankle Fracture, Wrist Surgery, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Pain, ... (Read more)

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What are Musculoskeletal Problems?

The musculoskeletal system refers collectively to the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and nerves. It is what gives our bodies structure and allows us to move and do things. Because this system encompasses so much of the body, musculoskeletal problems are extremely varied and can happen almost anywhere. There are musculoskeletal problems that affect only the joints, those that affect the bones, those that affect tendons and ligaments, and those that can happen in any area of the body but cause pain and numbness.

Joint problems include bursitis and arthritis. Bursitis is the inflammation of a fluid-filled sac cushion on the outside of a joint, causing symptoms including pain and swelling. Arthritis is the inflammation and damage of a joint due to wear and tear or disease. There are several treatments for arthritis, but if the damage progresses far enough, joint replacement may be necessary. In joint replacement, a metal or plastic implant is surgically placed within the joint to make movement easier.

Bone problems include scoliosis, fractures, and osteoporosis. Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine, making the normally straight spine look like a “C” or “S.” It is treated with braces or surgery. Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to weaken and break easily. It’s most common in women, especially older women. Fully half of all women over 65 have osteoporosis. Fractures are any break in the bone. They can be a simple crack or a severe and complicated shatter. Osteoporosis causes fractures in people who have it, but other causes are trauma (such as a fall) or overuse.

Tendon and ligament problems most often result from injury or overuse. Two good examples are ligament tears and tendonitis. The most common ligament tear is the ACL tear in the knee. This ligament supports and stabilizes the knee and is most often torn during sports activities. Tendonitis happens when a tendon, which connects muscles and bones together, becomes irritated and inflamed. This happens most often in older patients who push their bodies too far, leading to pain and swelling. Treatment for both tendon and ligament problems usually includes rest, ice, and supporting the area to let it heal.

Pain and numbness problems can be caused by overuse, disease, an injury, or a compressed nerve. Lower back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome are two of the most common conditions patients encounter. Lower back pain may be caused by sore muscles that have been overworked, or an injury to the disks separating the vertebrae in the spine. Lower back pain usually goes away on its own within a few days, but it may require medical treatment depending on the cause. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the nerve at the base of the palm becomes trapped or pinched. Symptoms include tingling, pain, numbness, or weakness in the hand. Treatment involves rest and sometimes steroid injections.

Because the musculoskeletal system involves so much of the body, problems here can be incredibly varied in their type and severity. Some musculoskeletal problems will go away on their own or only require rest, while others may require medication, physical therapy, or even surgery.