We found 70 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems near Tarzana, CA.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
18039 Sherman Way
Reseda, CA
 

Dr. David Feingold's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in West Hills, CA and Reseda, CA. He is conversant in Spanish. His areas of expertise consist of minimally invasive surgery, osteoporosis, and sports health. Dr. Feingold is affiliated with Providence Tarzana Medical Center. Dr. Feingold graduated from New York Medical College and then he performed his residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , metabolic bone disease, osteoporosis, arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Pain, Metabolic Bone Disease, Sports Health, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Wrist Problems, Elbow ... (Read more)

Dr. Joshua C Scott, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, Sports Medicine
18411 Clark Street; Suite 302
Tarzana, CA
 

Dr. Joshua Scott is an adolescent medicine specialist and sports medicine specialist in Encino, CA and Tarzana, CA. Dr. Scott's clinical interests include osteoarthritis and fractures (broken bones). He is professionally affiliated with Providence Tarzana Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. His practice is open to new patients. After completing medical school at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, Dr. Scott performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. He has received the following distinction: Southern California Rising Stars.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoarthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Ultrasound, Fractures, Concussion, Osteoarthritis

Dr. Kevin Alan Nadel, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
7301 Medical Center Drive; Suite 400
West Hills, CA
 

Dr. Kevin Nadel's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Nadel average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Nadel's areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, shoulder dislocation, and knee surgery. His professional affiliations include Providence Tarzana Medical Center and Adventist Health System. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Nadel welcomes new patients. His education and training includes medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Dislocation, Elbow Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Fractures, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Lester Cohn, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
5050 Oakdale Avenue
Woodland Hills, CA
 

Dr. Lester Cohn, who practices in Woodland Hills, CA and Encino, CA, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. Dr. Cohn's practice is open to new patients. His education and training includes medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. Dr. Cohn (or staff) speaks the following languages: Filipino, Spanish, and Russian.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Sports Health, Hip Problems, Fractures, Trauma

Dr. Tracy Lynn Zaslow, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Other, Sports Medicine
5353 Balboa Boulevard; Suite 202
Encino, CA
 

Dr. Tracy Zaslow is a sports medicine specialist in Encino, CA, Los Angeles, CA, and Santa Monica, CA. Dr. Zaslow is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA). She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. She attended medical school at New York Medical College. She completed her residency training at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. She has received professional recognition including the following: Special Achievement Award, American Academy of Pediatrics; Top Doc, Pasadena Magazine, 2013, 2015; and Special Achievement Award: American Academy of Pediatrics, Chapter 2.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Concussion, Overuse Injuries, Fractures

Dr. Evan Jay Bachner, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
7301 Medical Center Drive; Suite 400
West Hills, CA
 

Dr. Evan Bachner's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in West Hills, CA and Westlake Village, CA. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. Dr. Bachner accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Bachner attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle ... (Read more)

Dr. Marie Therese Pean, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other
18411 Clark Street; Suite 202
Tarzana, CA
 

Dr. Marie-Therese Pean specializes in general internal medicine. She has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Pean include menopause, migraine, and general care. Dr. Pean honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. Her education and training includes medical school at Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2 University and residency at Coney Island Hospital. She is conversant in French. Dr. Pean is professionally affiliated with Providence Tarzana Medical Center. Dr. Pean is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Menopause, Headache, Sleep Disorders, Diabetes Management, Osteoporosis, Varicose Veins, Migraine, ... (Read more)

Dr. Deirdre D Ryan, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
18411 Clark Street; Suite #302
Tarzana, CA
 

Dr. Deirdre Ryan's specialty is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. She has a special interest in musculoskeletal problems. Dr. Ryan is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna. She is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine. She trained at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University for residency. Dr. Ryan has received the following distinctions: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Poster Award Winner; Best Pediatric Poster Variability of the Anterior Humeral Line in Pediatric; and Patients with Normal Elbows 2015, Top Doctors Designation, Pasadena Magazine, 2011-2014. She speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Huntington Hospital, Providence Tarzana Medical Center, and Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA). New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Ryan's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Hip Problems, Foot Problems, Neuromuscular Disorders, Fractures, Trauma

Dr. Sally B Belcove, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
5525 Etiwanda Avenue; Suite 222
Tarzana, CA
 

Dr. Sally Frankl's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Dr. Frankl's clinical interests include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), menopause, and depression. She is affiliated with Providence Medical Institute and Providence Tarzana Medical Center. She is a graduate of Rush Medical College. She trained at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for residency. On average, patients gave Dr. Frankl a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Menopause, Depression, Headache, Sleep Disorders, Diabetes Management, Osteoporosis, Urinary ... (Read more)

Dr. Nirav Jayprakash Shah, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
7301 Medical Center Drive; Suite 400
West Hills, CA
 

Dr. Nirav Shah is an adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery specialist. He graduated from the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Albany Medical Center. Dr. Shah has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery, partial knee replacement, and carpal tunnel syndrome. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Gujarati. Dr. Shah is professionally affiliated with UCLA Health and Providence Tarzana Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma

All Interests: Knee Arthroplasty, Hip Arthroplasty, Musculoskeletal Trauma, Outpatient Care, Partial Knee ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pediatric Rheumatology, Adult Rheumatology
18411 Clark Street; Suite 201
Tarzana, CA
 

Dr. Albert Katz is a specialist in pediatric rheumatology and adult rheumatology. He works in Tarzana, CA. He obtained his medical school training at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. His areas of expertise include osteoporosis, fibromyalgia, and lupus. Dr. Katz has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Accountable Health Plans. He is professionally affiliated with Providence Tarzana Medical Center. Dr. Katz welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis

All Interests: Osteoporosis, Fibromyalgia, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Arthritis, Lupus

Dr. Afshine A Emrani, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
18370 Burbank Boulevard; 401
Tarzana, CA
 

Dr. Afshine Emrani is an adult cardiologist in Tarzana, CA. His areas of expertise consist of osteoporosis, asthma, and allergies. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Emrani is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. He is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Emrani include: Southern California Super Doctors; Patients' Choice AwardVitals2011; and Compassionate Physician AwardVitals2011. Dr. Emrani is affiliated with Providence Tarzana Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Nutrition Issues, Osteoporosis, Allergies, Asthma

Dr. Kamran K Kamrava, MD
Specializes in General Practice, Family Medicine
6915 Reseda Boulevard; Suite I
Reseda, CA
 

Dr. Kamran Kamrava is a physician who specializes in general practice and family medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kamrava include menopause, migraine, and general care. Dr. Kamrava is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He studied medicine at The National University of Iran. Dr. Kamrava (or staff) speaks Spanish and Persian. He is professionally affiliated with Providence Tarzana Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Menopause, Headache, Nutrition Issues, Substance Abuse, Diabetes Management, Holistic Approaches, ... (Read more)

Dr. Umesh T Bhagia, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
7230 Medical Ctr Drive; Suite 604
West Hills, CA
 

Dr. Umesh Bhagia's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Bhagia's education and training includes medical school at Medical College Baroda and residency at Hospital of Saint Raphael, Medical College Baroda, and a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Georgia. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bhagia include carpal tunnel syndrome. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bhagia (or staff) speaks Spanish and Hindi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Providence Tarzana Medical Center and Northridge Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Bhagia has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Giliel Stefan Kryger, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
6815 Noble Avenue
Van Nuys, CA
 

Dr. Giliel Kryger's specialties are plastic surgery and hand surgery. He practices in Van Nuys, CA and Thousand Oaks, CA. He attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Stanford University Medical Center for residency. These areas are among Dr. Kryger's clinical interests: thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Patient ratings for Dr. Kryger average 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Assurant Health, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. He speaks Hebrew.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Blepharoptosis Repair, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael P Lee, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
7345 Medical Center Drive; Suite #280
West Hills, CA
 

Dr. Michael Lee's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Lee attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. His areas of expertise consist of knee problems, sports health, and joint problems. Dr. Lee's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Lee honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lee (or staff) speaks the following languages: Filipino, Spanish, and Cantonese. He is professionally affiliated with Providence Tarzana Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , joint problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Knee Problems, Joint Problems

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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.