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We found 43 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Medicare near Manchester, CT.

Dr. James T Mazzara, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
29 Haynes Street; Suite A
Manchester, CT
 

Dr. James Mazzara works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Mazzara include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Mazzara obtained his medical school training at New York Medical College and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and performed his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. He is professionally affiliated with Eastern Connecticut Health Network, Hartford Hospital, and Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones), joint problems

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

Dr. Christopher James Lena, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
345 Western Boulevard
Glastonbury, CT
 

Dr. Christopher Lena works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Hartford, CT, Farmington, CT, and Glastonbury, CT. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Lena is affiliated with Hartford Hospital and Presence Saint Francis Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Lena is open to new patients. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine and performed his residency at Hartford Hospital.

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

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

Dr. Thomas William Dugdale, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
345 Western Boulevard
Glastonbury, CT
 

Dr. Thomas Dugdale's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Dugdale include arthroscopic surgery, sports health, and arthritis. The average patient rating for Dr. Dugdale is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna. He obtained his medical school training at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and performed his residency at Hartford Hospital. He is affiliated with Hartford Hospital. Dr. Dugdale has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma, bone problems, fractures (broken bones), joint problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Musculoskeletal Trauma, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Surgery, Bone ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Fredric Schutzer, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
345 Western Boulevard
Glastonbury, CT
 

Dr. Steven Schutzer works as an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Hartford, CT, Glastonbury, CT, and Farmington, CT. Dr. Schutzer has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Schutzer include knee problems, foot problems, and arthroscopic surgery. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Before performing his residency at Strong Memorial Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut, Dr. Schutzer attended the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. Schutzer is affiliated with Hartford Hospital and Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

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

Dr. Gregory Robert Czarnecki, MD, DO
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Sports Medicine
676 Hebron Avenue
Glastonbury, CT
 

Dr. Gregory Czarnecki is a physician who specializes in sports medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Hartford Hospital. He studied medicine at the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Czarnecki is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Osteopathic Manipulation, Musculoskeletal Problems

Dr. Durgesh G Nagarkatti, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
345 Western Boulevard
Glastonbury, CT
 

Dr. Durgesh Nagarkatti's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. In his practice, Dr. Nagarkatti focuses on replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Nagarkatti's professional affiliations include UConn Health and Hartford Hospital. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna. He has an open panel. In addition to English, Dr. Nagarkatti (or staff) speaks Marathi, Spanish, and Gujarati.

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

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

Dr. Clifford Garrett Rios, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
345 Western Boulevard
Glastonbury, CT
 

Dr. Clifford Rios is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Rios is especially interested in arthroscopic surgery, shoulder injury, and knee ligament injuries. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Hartford Hospital and Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Dr. Rios honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , knee ligament injuries, fractures (broken bones), joint problems

All Interests: Knee Ligament Injuries, Shoulder Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Pietro Anthony Memmo, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine, Electrodiagnostic Medicine
345 Western Boulevard
Glastonbury, CT
 

Dr. Pietro Memmo's medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), pain medicine, and electrodiagnostic medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Memmo honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna. He is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He is affiliated with Hartford Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems, joint problems

All Interests: Bone Problems, Spinal Injection, Joint Problems

Dr. Gordon Anthony Zimmermann, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
345 Western Avenue
Glastonbury, CT
 

Dr. Gordon Zimmermann's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Zimmermann include replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He is professionally affiliated with Hartford Hospital and Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Zimmermann attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems, joint problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Surgery, Bone Problems, Total Knee Replacement, ... (Read more)

Dr. Peter R Barnett, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
345 Western Boulevard
Glastonbury, CT
 

Dr. Peter Barnett works as an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. In Dr. Barnett's practice, he is particularly interested in replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Barnett honors. He attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He is affiliated with Hartford Hospital.

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

All Interests: Shoulder Surgery, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee Surgery, Joint Problems, Replacement ... (Read more)

Dr. David Anthony Monti Jr., MD
Specializes in Physiatry
330 Western Boulevard
Glastonbury, CT
 

Dr. David Monti is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He is professionally affiliated with Hartford Hospital. Dr. Monti is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Electromyography, Nerve Conduction Studies, Traumatic Brain Injury

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
704 Hebron Avenue
Glastonbury, CT
 

Dr. Stephen Scarangella's specialties are hand surgery, orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine. He practices in Willimantic, CT and Glastonbury, CT. He is a graduate of SUNY Upstate Medical University. He completed his residency training at Hartford Hospital. Areas of expertise for Dr. Scarangella include hand problems, wrist problems, and hand surgery procedures. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Scarangella is professionally affiliated with Windham Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Wrist Problems, Hand Problems, Upper Extremity Surgery, Hand Surgery ... (Read more)

Dr. Vincent Thomas Codispoti, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Electrodiagnostic Medicine
2928 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT
 

Dr. Vincent Codispoti's areas of specialization are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and electrodiagnostic medicine. He is affiliated with Hartford Hospital. Dr. Codispoti takes Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems, joint problems

All Interests: Electromyography, Spinal Injection, Joint Problems, Bone Problems

Dr. Bruce Paul Arose, MD
Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
704 Hebron Avenue
Glastonbury, CT
 

Dr. Bruce Arose is a diagnostic radiology specialist in East Hartford, CT, Enfield, CT, and Glastonbury, CT. Dr. Arose is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center for residency. He is an in-network provider for MultiPlan, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Arose speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Windham Hospital, Hartford Hospital, and Holyoke Medical Center. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Body Imaging, Women's Imaging, Musculoskeletal Problems

Dr. Douglas Duncan Montgomery, MD
Specializes in Musculoskeletal Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
704 Hebron Avenue
Glastonbury, CT
 

Dr. Douglas Montgomery practices musculoskeletal radiology and diagnostic radiology in East Hartford, CT, Hartford, CT, and Farmington, CT. He is professionally affiliated with Windham Hospital, Hartford Hospital, and Holyoke Medical Center. He graduated from Albany Medical College and then he performed his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Montgomery is an in-network provider for MultiPlan, Viant, and Cigna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Montgomery is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Spinal Procedures, Imaging Procedures, Musculoskeletal Problems, Spine Problems

Dr. Harphreet Singh Baweja, MD
Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
704 Hebron Avenue
Glastonbury, CT
 

Dr. Harpreet Baweja is a specialist in diagnostic radiology. He works in East Hartford, CT, Farmington, CT, and Glastonbury, CT. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including MultiPlan, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto and a hospital affiliated with McMaster University, Dr. Baweja attended medical school at B.J. Medical College, Pune. He is affiliated with Windham Hospital, Hartford Hospital, and Holyoke Medical Center. He is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Spinal Procedures, Imaging Procedures, Musculoskeletal 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.