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We found 42 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept AARP near San Mateo, 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 is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. After attending the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He has indicated that his clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Dr. Abeyta's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Abeyta's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). Dr. Abeyta welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , ligament problems, arthritis, ACL injury, tendonitis

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

Dr. Frank S Chen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
301 Industrial Road; Level 1
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Frank Chen is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. He is especially interested in sports health and musculoskeletal surgery. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Chen honors several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. Dr. Chen studied medicine at Brown University, Alpert Medical School. He is conversant in Mandarin. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Chen's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , PCL injury, ligament problems, ACL injury, tendonitis

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Radial Head Replacement, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Elbow Arthroscopy, Elbow ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrew Haskell, BS, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
301 Industrial Road; Level 1
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Andrew Haskell specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine and practices in Palo Alto, CA and San Carlos, CA. He attended Yale School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He is especially interested in limb preservation, sports health, and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Haskell is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Haskell takes Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , achilles tendon problems, osteomyelitis, ligament problems, arthritis, shoulder arthritis, fractures (broken bones), osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis), ACL injury, tendonitis

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Shoulder Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Norman Leroy Banks, MS, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
301 Industrial Road; Level 1
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Norman Banks practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) in Palo Alto, CA and San Carlos, CA. These areas are among his clinical interests: injuries, sports health, and musculoskeletal problems. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. After attending the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine, Dr. Banks completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Banks is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Musculoskeletal Problems, Injuries, Electromyography, Rehabilitation

Dr. Dennis C Park, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
77 N. San Mateo Drive; Suite 1
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Dennis Park works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Park attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. These areas are among his clinical interests: sports health and musculoskeletal surgery. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG). Dr. Park's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis, ligament problems, arthritis, joint infection, ACL injury, tendonitis

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

Dr. Paul Edward Hazelrig Jr., MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
77 N San Mateo Drive; Suite 1
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Paul Hazelrig's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hazelrig include sports health and musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Hazelrig is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG). He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. 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).

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis, ligament problems, arthritis, tendonitis

All Interests: Prosthetics, Knee Arthritis, Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Elbow Surgery, Partial Knee ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
77 N. San Mateo Drive
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Stephen Hurst is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in San Mateo, CA. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Hurst is especially interested in sports health and musculoskeletal surgery. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG). Dr. Hurst studied medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Hurst completed residency programs at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County and a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis, achilles tendon problems, arthritis, tendonitis

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Elbow Pain, Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Sports Health, Hip Pain, Tendonitis, Achilles ... (Read more)

Dr. Dirk Ross Diefendorf, MD
Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
100 S Ellsworth Avenue; Suite 607
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Dirk Diefendorf's specialties are osteopathic manipulative medicine, orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine. He practices in San Mateo, CA. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery and sports health. Dr. Diefendorf is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG). He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Diefendorf is open to new patients. He attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Diefendorf trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC). Dr. Diefendorf is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis, achilles tendon problems, ligament problems, arthritis, shoulder arthritis, fractures (broken bones), osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis), ACL injury, tendonitis

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

Dr. Marvin Yukming Lo, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1720 El Camino Real; Suite 116
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Marvin Lo's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Daly City, CA and Burlingame, CA. On average, patients gave Dr. Lo a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: sports health and musculoskeletal surgery. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Seton Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Net ELECT POS, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. Dr. Lo graduated from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to English, Dr. Lo speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, ACL injury

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Partial Knee ... (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 sees patients in Burlingame, CA. His medical specialties are osteopathic manipulative medicine and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include musculoskeletal surgery. Patient reviews placed Dr. Kim at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and more. He is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. Dr. Kim's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC). Dr. Kim's practice is open to 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 works as a hand surgeon and orthopedist in Burlingame, CA, San Carlos, CA, and Mountain View, CA. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). Dr. Butler has a special interest in hand surgery procedures and musculoskeletal surgery. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Butler is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Butler is accepting 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
222 West 39th Avenue; Second Floor
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Kimberly Dalal works as a general surgeon, surgical oncologist, and colon and rectal surgeon in San Mateo, CA and Burlingame, CA. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Dalal's training includes residency programs at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. In her practice, Dr. Dalal focuses on video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), colorectal surgery procedures, and cancer surgery. Dr. Dalal is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She accepts Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, San Mateo Medical Center, and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). Dr. Dalal has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer)

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

Dr. Christine Denise Ching, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
301 Industrial Road; Level 4
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. C. Ching is a surgical oncology (cancer surgery) specialist. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Ching include cancer surgery. She honors Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and more. Dr. Ching is a graduate of Duke University School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Duke University Medical Center. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Ching's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer)

All Interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Research, Lumpectomy, Sarcoma, Surgical Procedures, Melanoma, Cancer ... (Read more)

Dr. Seema Sangwan, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1860 El Camino Real; Suite 321
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Seema Sangwan specializes in general internal medicine. Dr. Sangwan obtained her medical school training at Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences and Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. In her practice, she is particularly interested in general care. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Net ELECT POS, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Sangwan (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Spanish, and Hindi. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Brown & Toland Physicians, and Mills-Peninsula Health Services. Dr. Sangwan has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Physical Exams, Musculoskeletal Problems, Dementia, Diabetes, Women's Health Issues, ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrea Michelle Tom, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
301 Industrial Road; Level 2
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Andrea Tom is an adult endocrinology specialist in Palo Alto, CA and San Carlos, CA. She is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Her areas of expertise consist of diabetes and metabolism. Dr. Tom honors Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and more. After attending Brown University, Alpert Medical School, Dr. Tom completed her residency training at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems

All Interests: Graves Disease, Bone Problems, Diabetes, Thyroid Nodules, Fine Needle Aspiration, Metabolism, ... (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 orthopedist in San Francisco, CA and Burlingame, CA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Detch include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Detch speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS). 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)

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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.