We found 30 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept United Healthcare POS near Barrington, IL.

Dr. Joshua M Alpert, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
420 North Northwest Highway; Unit M
Barrington, IL
 

Dr. Joshua Alpert is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Patients gave Dr. Alpert an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include shoulder arthritis, rotator cuff tear, and meniscus tear. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Delnor Hospital. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice. Dr. Alpert has an open panel. He obtained his medical school training at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , shoulder arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

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

Dr. Aaron A Bare, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
820 Route; 59 Ste 320
Bartlett, IL
 

Dr. Aaron Bare is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, pain, and sports health. Dr. Bare's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Bare graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

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

Dr. Daniel Thomas Kuesis, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2380 Lakewood Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Daniel Kuesis' medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, ACL reconstruction, and carpal tunnel surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kuesis honors. His education and training includes medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and residency at Duke University Medical Center. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

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

Dr. Matthew D Gimre, MD
Specializes in Sports Medicine
820 S Il Route; 59 Ste 320
Bartlett, IL
 

Dr. Matthew Gimre specializes in sports medicine and practices in Warrenville, IL, Bartlett, IL, and Glen Ellyn, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gimre include knee problems, foot problems, and sports health. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Gimre is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Medicine and a graduate of MacNeal Hospital's residency program. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Ankle Problems, Foot ... (Read more)

Dr. Sheryl Lynn Lipnick, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1585 Barrington Road; Suite 101, Building 2
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Sheryl Lipnick specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine and practices in Hoffman Estates, IL and Bloomingdale, IL. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University, Dr. Lipnick attended Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific for medical school. Dr. Lipnick's clinical interests include carpal tunnel surgery, heel surgery, and cervical (neck) spine problems. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. She speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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

All Interests: Heel Surgery, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Ankle Fracture, Foot Surgery, Elbow Problems, Partial Hip ... (Read more)

Dr. Bruce J Goldberg, MD
Specializes in Podiatry, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1555 Barrington Road; Suite 205, Building 1
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Bruce Goldberg's areas of specialization are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine), orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine; he sees patients in Hoffman Estates, IL and Wheaton, IL. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, knee replacement, and overuse injuries. Dr. Goldberg is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare EPO, and more. He studied medicine at Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Goldberg is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Lower Back Pain, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ciro Cirrincione, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
929 W Higgins Road
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Ciro Cirrincione's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Schaumburg, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Bartlett, IL. He studied medicine at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine. His residency was performed at Michael Reese Hospital. Dr. Cirrincione's areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, carpal tunnel surgery, and sports health. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and more. He is conversant in Italian. Dr. Cirrincione is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , joint problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Surgery, Partial Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Sean Daniel Odell, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
375 S Roselle Road
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Sean Odell is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Schaumburg, IL and Elk Grove Village, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Odell include steroid injections, ACL reconstruction, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Delphi, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Odell studied medicine at Rush Medical College.

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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)

Carl F Blackford
Specializes in Physiatry, Chiropractic
1845 West Golf Street
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Carl Blackford practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and chiropractic. He has a special interest in massage, manipulation, and trigger points. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Blackford is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , trigger points

All Interests: Massage, Physical Therapy Treatment, Trigger Points, Manipulation

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

Dr. Paul Papierski's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Papierski graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Clinical interests for Dr. Papierski include arthroscopic surgery, microsurgery, and hand problems. Dr. Papierski is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. 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. Dr. Papierski has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), fractures (broken bones)

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

Dr. Stephen E Heim, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
820 S Il Route; 59 Ste 320
Bartlett, IL
 

Dr. Stephen Heim specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for residency. His areas of expertise include sciatica, microsurgery, and spinal fusion. Dr. Heim accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Heim is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Heim is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Fractures, Back Problems, Lower Back Problems, Cervical Spine Problems, Neck Problems, Sciatica, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nirali Ritesh Parikh, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1000 Grand Canyon Parkway; Suite 203
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Nirali Parikh works as an internist in Glendale Heights, IL and Hoffman Estates, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Parikh include thyroid problems, cancer screening, and contraception (birth control). Her professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. Dr. Parikh is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. She is open to new patients. Before completing her residency at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Parikh attended medical school at Government Medical College. Dr. Parikh (or staff) speaks Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Eating Disorders, Contraception, Fibromyalgia, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Seth Rabinowitz, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
929 West Higgins Road
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Richard Rabinowitz works as a spine surgeon and orthopedist in Schaumburg, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Buffalo Grove, IL. Dr. Rabinowitz's clinical interests include cervical laminectomy, kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), and tumor. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare POS, and more. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Rabinowitz attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school. He is professionally 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, Artificial Disc ... (Read more)

Dr. Babak S Lami, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
500 West Golf Road; Suite 101
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Babak Lami is a specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Lami attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. These areas are among his clinical interests: discectomy (disc removal surgery), cervical (neck) spine problems, and herniated disc. Patients gave Dr. Lami an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Lami honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, and Viant. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Centegra Health System. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Artificial Disc Replacement, Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement, Complex Spinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Patricia L Davis, MD
Specializes in Neuro-Ophthalmology
1555 Barrington Road; Suite 110 Building 1
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Patricia Davis' specialty is neuro-ophthalmology. Dr. Davis has a special interest in hemifacial spasm, amblyopia (lazy eye), and blepharospasm. Patient ratings for Dr. Davis average 4.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Davis speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, and Loyola Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , muscle problems

All Interests: Muscle Problems, Neurological Disorders, Diplopia, Eye Problems, Hemifacial Spasm, Blepharospasm, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sanjay Kirit Patari, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1585 Barrington Road; Suite 101, Building 2
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Sanjay Patari is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. The average patient rating for Dr. Patari is 2.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: heel surgery, finger joint replacement, and cervical (neck) spine problems. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare POS, and more. He studied medicine at Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Patari trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Patari (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal injuries, ligament problems, arthritis, bone problems, ACL injury, ankle fracture

All Interests: Finger Joint Replacement, Heel Surgery, ACL Injury, Ankle Fracture, Wrist Replacement, Wrist ... (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.
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