We found 7 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept SutterSelect near Fairfield, CA.

Dr. Deepak Iyyadorai Sreedharan, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
2720 Low Court
Fairfield, CA
 

Dr. Deepak Sreedharan is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Dr. Sreedharan's clinical interests encompass pain management. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. In addition to English, Dr. Sreedharan speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Davis Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal pain

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Pain, Neck Pain, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Lower Back Problems, Facet Injection, ... (Read more)

Dr. Marlene Elizabeth Hargreaves, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2702 Low Court; Department of Ob/gyn
Fairfield, CA
 

Dr. Marlene Freeman is a general OB/GYN in Fairfield, CA. She attended St. Louis University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Freeman include women's health issues. Her average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Solano Medical Center, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG) Solano. Dr. Freeman welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Cervical ... (Read more)

Dr. Douglas Alan Dennis Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2702 Low Court
Fairfield, CA
 

Dr. Douglas Dennis' area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Dennis's clinical interests encompass musculoskeletal surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Solano Medical Center, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG) Solano. He attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. Dr. Dennis's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis, ligament problems, arthritis, shoulder arthritis, joint infection

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Knee Arthritis, Radial Head Replacement, Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Hip Pain, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Frederick C Blair, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1234 Empire Street
Fairfield, CA
 

Dr. Frederick Blair is a Fairfield, CA physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Blair's clinical interests include women's health issues. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Solano Medical Center, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG) Solano. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Blair is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Colposcopy, Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Contraception, HPV, ... (Read more)

Dr. John C Kofoed, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2702 Low Court
Fairfield, CA
 

Dr. John Kofoed specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Fairfield, CA. Dr. Kofoed has indicated that his clinical interests include musculoskeletal surgery. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Solano Medical Center, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG) Solano. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. Dr. Kofoed studied medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Stanford University Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis, osteomyelitis, ligament problems, joint infection, hand fracture, tendonitis

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Knee Arthritis, Radial Head Replacement, Hand Fracture, Foot Surgery, Wrist ... (Read more)

Dr. Jianyu Xu, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
2720 Low Court
Fairfield, CA
 

Dr. Jianyu Xu works as an endocrinologist in Fairfield, CA. Before completing her residency at James J. Peters VA Medical Center, Dr. Xu attended medical school at Fujian Medical University. Clinical interests for Dr. Xu include diabetes and metabolism. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. She speaks Mandarin, Taiwanese, and Cantonese. Dr. Xu is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Medical Group (SMG) Solano. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Diabetes, Hirsutism, Thyroid Nodules, Fine Needle Aspiration, Metabolism, Osteoporosis, Adrenal ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark S Sullivan, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1234 Empire Street
Fairfield, CA
 

Dr. Mark Sullivan is a family medicine physician. In his practice, he is particularly interested in general care. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Sullivan accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. He attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for medical school and subsequently trained at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center for residency. Dr. Sullivan is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Medical Group (SMG) Solano. He is closed to new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Depression, Men's Health Issues, Diabetes, Arthritis, General Care, Allergy Testing, Asthma, ... (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.