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We found 12 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Beech Street PPO near Arlington Heights, IL.

Dr. Sean Daniel Odell, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
901 Biesterfield Road; Suite 300
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Sean Odell is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: steroid injections, ACL reconstruction, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Delphi are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Odell honors. He attended medical school at Rush Medical College. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Fractures, Arthritis, Trigger Point Injections, Steroid Injections, Carpal Tunnel ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul Eugene Papierski, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2000 E Algonquin Road; Suite 109
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Paul Papierski works as a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Papierski's clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, microsurgery, and hand problems. He honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Papierski graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Papierski (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic and Spanish. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Vista Health System. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Papierski's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Work Injuries, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Seth Rabinowitz, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
120 East Higgins Road
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Richard Rabinowitz's medical specialty is spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Rabinowitz include cervical laminectomy, kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), and tumor. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS. He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Posterior Spinal Fusion, Anterior Spinal Fusion, Cervical Laminectomy, Kyphoplasty, Disc ... (Read more)

Dr. Kamran A Chaudhary, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
80 W. Hillcrest Boulevard; Suite 208
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Kamran Chaudhary specializes in adult rheumatology and practices in Schaumburg, IL, Oak Brook Terrace, IL, and Lombard, IL. He studied medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Chaudhary trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for residency. His areas of expertise include vitamin D deficiency, nutrition counseling, and psoriatic arthritis. Dr. Chaudhary has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , psoriatic arthritis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, musculoskeletal problems, joint problems, gout

All Interests: Depression, Psoriatic Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Back Problems, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
880 W. Central Road; Suite 6100
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Richard Broderick is a specialist in neurosurgery. He is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Broderick trained at the University of Kentucky Medical Center for residency. His areas of expertise include laminectomy, carpal tunnel surgery, and kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation). His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Broderick takes. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Broderick is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, and OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems

All Interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Posterior Spinal Fusion, Anterior Spinal Fusion, Kyphoplasty, Tumor, ... (Read more)

Chirag H Shah
Specializes in Acupuncture, Chiropractic
455 S. Roselle Road; Suite 104
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Chirag Shah's specialties are acupuncture and chiropractic. Clinical interests for Dr. Shah include migraine, applied kinesiology, and orthotics. On average, patients gave Dr. Shah a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Shah (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , muscle pain, trigger points, arthritis

All Interests: Auto Injuries, Massage, Fibromyalgia, Migraine, Tennis Elbow, Physical Therapy Treatment, ... (Read more)

Narendra R Patel
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
120 East Higgins Road
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Narendra Patel works as a foot doctor and foot and ankle surgeon. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Patel's areas of expertise include the following: MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), arthroscopic surgery, and ankle replacement. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). Dr. Patel takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare POS, and more. He speaks Gujarati.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: MRI, Reconstructive Surgery, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Occupational Therapy Treatment, ... (Read more)

Dr. Paresh A Patel, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1635 Oakton Place
Des Plaines, IL
 

Dr. Paresh Patel practices general internal medicine in Des Plaines, IL and Hanover Park, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Patel include diabetes, cancer screening, and cardiac risk reduction. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO. He graduated from B.J. Medical College and then he performed his residency at Columbus Hospital. Dr. Patel (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Gujarati, and Hindi. Dr. Patel's professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis

All Interests: Minor Surgery, Joint Aspiration, Diabetes, Arthritis, Asthma, Blood Pressure Problems, Cancer ... (Read more)

Christa S Andreoli
Specializes in Chiropractic
1702 W Campbell Street
Arlington Hts, IL
 

Dr. Christa Bavaro specializes in chiropractic and practices in Arlington Heights, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bavaro include massage, orthotics, and chiropractic therapy. Dr. Bavaro is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CorVel, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and more. She is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Orthotics, Massage, Exercise, Musculoskeletal Problems, Chiropractic Therapy, Manipulation

Dr. Sanjay Pravin Patel, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1400 E Golf Road; Suite 105
Des Plaines, IL
 

Dr. Sanjay Patel specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Bloomingdale, IL and Des Plaines, IL. His patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 out of 5 stars. His areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, cancer screening, and cardiac risk reduction. Dr. Patel's hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Patel graduated from Medical College Baroda and then he performed his residency at Ravenswood Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Patel (or staff) is conversant in Gujarati and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Diabetes, Arthritis, Asthma, Blood Pressure Problems, Cancer Screening, Cardiac Risk Reduction, ... (Read more)

Dr. Keith L Komnick, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
581 E Golf Road
Des Plaines, IL
 

Dr. Keith Komnick is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Komnick include carpal tunnel surgery, heel surgery, and cervical (neck) spine problems. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). He studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Komnick trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for his residency. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare POS, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , joint pain, bursitis, musculoskeletal injuries, ligament problems, arthritis, fractures (broken bones), ACL injury, ankle fracture

All Interests: Heel Surgery, ACL Injury, Ankle Fracture, Foot Surgery, Bursitis, Partial Hip Replacement, Joint ... (Read more)

Donald B Cosley
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
121 S Wilke Road; Suite 103
Arlington Hts, IL
 

Dr. Donald Cosley's areas of specialization are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery; he sees patients in Arlington Heights, IL. In his practice, he is particularly interested in diabetic foot ulcers, foot surgery, and sports health. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, HFN, and more. Dr. Cosley is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, Diabetic Foot Ulcers

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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.