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We found 15 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Land of Lincoln near Elgin, IL.

Dr. Kevan E Ketterling, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Kevan Ketterling specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine and practices in Geneva, IL and Elgin, IL. He has indicated that his clinical interests include knee problems, ligament problems, and shoulder problems. Dr. Ketterling is professionally affiliated with Delnor Hospital. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners and Spectrum Health. The average patient rating for Dr. Ketterling is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ketterling takes United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , ligament problems

All Interests: Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Ligament Problems

Dr. James Patrick Sostak II, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. James Sostak is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. He is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Sostak's clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and musculoskeletal injuries. He takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO. He is affiliated with Delnor Hospital. Dr. Sostak is accepting new patients.

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

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

Dr. Joshua M Alpert, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2350 Royal Boulevard; Suite 200
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Joshua Alpert's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Elgin, IL, Geneva, IL, and Barrington, IL. Dr. Alpert has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Alpert include shoulder arthritis, rotator cuff tear, and meniscus tear. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Delnor Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice. He is accepting new patients. After attending Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, Dr. Alpert completed his residency training 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's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include knee problems, pain, and sports health. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bare is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bare studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Bare completed a residency program at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Bare has an open panel.

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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. Timothy Scott Petsche, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Timothy Petsche's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Geneva, IL and Elgin, IL. On average, patients gave Dr. Petsche a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and musculoskeletal injuries. He is professionally affiliated with Delnor Hospital. He accepts United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Petsche attended Michigan State University College of Human Medicine for medical school.

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

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

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

Dr. Matthew Gimre practices sports medicine. Dr. Gimre's clinical interests include knee problems, foot problems, and sports health. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended Ohio State University College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at MacNeal Hospital for residency. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Gimre is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

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

Dr. Craig Martin Torosian, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Craig Torosian's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Geneva, IL and Elgin, IL. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include microsurgery, musculoskeletal injuries, and sports health. Dr. Torosian is affiliated with Delnor Hospital. United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Torosian takes. He welcomes new patients. He studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. His residency was performed at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University.

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

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

Dr. Thomas Allen Atkins, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Thomas Atkins' medical specialty is hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Atkins's areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, musculoskeletal injuries, and arthritis. He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Atkins is affiliated with Delnor Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal injuries, arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Wrist Problems, Endoscopic Surgery, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Hand Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. David R Morawski, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. David Morawski's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, musculoskeletal injuries, and shoulder problems. United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Morawski honors. Dr. Morawski is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is affiliated with Delnor Hospital. Dr. Morawski has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal injuries

All Interests: Shoulder Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Joint Reconstruction, Hip Problems, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

Dr. Eric Karl Bartel, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Eric Bartel is a specialist in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Geneva, IL and Elgin, IL. Patient ratings for Dr. Bartel average 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: foot problems, arthroscopic surgery, and musculoskeletal injuries. Dr. Bartel is professionally affiliated with Delnor Hospital. He honors United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Bartel's office for an appointment. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and a graduate of Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University's residency program.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal injuries, arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Surgical Procedures, Ankle Problems, Arthritis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Craig A Popp, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Craig Popp works as a spine surgeon and orthopedist. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Popp attended the University of Minnesota Medical School. Areas of expertise for Dr. Popp include vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), and musculoskeletal injuries. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO. He is affiliated with Delnor Hospital. Dr. Popp welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal injuries, compression fractures

All Interests: Kyphoplasty, Disc Replacement, Compression Fractures, Back Problems, Neck Problems, Spine Problems, ... (Read more)

Joanna M Leafblad
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Joanna Chura is a podiatrist and foot and ankle surgeon in Geneva, IL and Elgin, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chura include arthroscopic surgery, hammer toe, and arthritis. She is in-network for United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. For her professional training, Dr. Chura completed a residency program at Hennepin County Medical Center. She is affiliated with Delnor Hospital. Dr. Chura is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Problems, Arthritis, Foot Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jasper A Petrucci, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Jasper Petrucci, who practices in Geneva, IL and Elgin, IL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: musculoskeletal injuries, arthritis, and fractures (broken bones). Dr. Petrucci honors United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare EPO, and more. After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Ohio State University Medical Center. Dr. Petrucci is affiliated with Delnor Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal injuries, arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Fractures, Arthritis, Joint Reconstruction, Musculoskeletal Injuries

Dr. David Thomas Giangreco, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
1600 North Randall Road; Suite 225
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. David Giangreco's specialty is adult rheumatology. His clinical interests include osteoporosis, psoriatic arthritis, and lupus. Dr. Giangreco's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Giangreco has an open panel. He studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for his residency.

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Relevant Interests: , psoriatic arthritis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, ankylosing spondylitis

All Interests: Psoriatic Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Gout, Lupus, Vasculitis, Osteoporosis, Ankylosing ... (Read more)

Dr. Arnaldo R Torres, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1130 Stearns Road
Bartlett, IL
 

Dr. Arnaldo Torres is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. He works in Glen Ellyn, IL, Wheaton, IL, and Bloomingdale, IL. Patients gave Dr. Torres an average rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Torres include menopause, high risk pregnancy, and osteoporosis. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Puerto Rico, Dr. Torres attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. Dr. Torres is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Menopause, Nutrition Issues, Osteoporosis, Laparoscopic Surgery, Weight Management, Female Sexual ... (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.