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We found 12 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Humana Silver 3800/HMO Premier near Gurnee, IL.

Dr. Gregory E Crovetti, MD
Specializes in Sports Medicine
1419 Peterson Road
Libertyville, IL
 

Dr. Gregory Crovetti is a sports medicine specialist in Libertyville, IL. His areas of expertise include musculoskeletal problems. Dr. Crovetti is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine. He attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Crovetti's training includes residency programs at West Suburban Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems

Dr. Paul Eugene Papierski, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1419 Peterson Road
Libertyville, 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)

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
15 Tower Court; Suite 300
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Bob Sun is a specialist in adult rheumatology. He works in Evanston, IL, Gurnee, IL, and Vernon Hills, IL. His clinical interests encompass rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. He is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group. Dr. Sun graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis

All Interests: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis

Dr. Anand Mahesh Vora, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
350 S. Greenleaf Street; Suite 405
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Anand Vora practices foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He obtained his medical school training at Northeast Ohio Medical University and performed his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. These areas are among Dr. Vora's clinical interests: achilles tendon problems, foot arthroscopy, and foot reconstruction. He is rated highly by his patients. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine, Illinois Bone & Joint Institute, and NorthShore University HealthSystem. Dr. Vora is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , achilles tendon problems

All Interests: Foot Surgery, Achilles Tendon Problems, Reconstructive Surgery, Ankle Problems, Ankle Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gregory George Caronis, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
105 N Greenleaf Street
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Gregory Caronis is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Caronis (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Greek. His education and training includes medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Southern Illinois University. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Caronis accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He welcomes new patients.

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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. Serafin M Deleon, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
350 S Greenleaf Street; Suite 405
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Serafin Deleon, who practices in Gurnee, IL and Lake Forest, IL, is a medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include hand problems, wrist problems, and wrist arthroscopy. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine, Vista Health System, and Illinois Bone & Joint Institute. Dr. Deleon studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Deleon completed his residency training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Elbow Arthroscopy, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Endoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2626 Washington Street
Waukegan, IL
 

Dr. David Fetter is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Waukegan, IL. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from Emory University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Albany Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Dr. Fetter (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. He is affiliated with Vista Health System. He is open to 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. Christ J Pavlatos, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3021 Falling Waters Boulevard; Suite C
Lindenhurst, IL
 

Dr. Christ Pavlatos is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Pavlatos's areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and general orthopedics. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine and Illinois Bone & Joint Institute. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Aetna, and more. He has an open panel. Dr. Pavlatos obtained his medical school training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

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

Dr. Bruce C Summerville, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
350 S Greenleaf Street; Suite 405
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Bruce Summerville is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Gurnee, IL, Lindenhurst, IL, and Lake Forest, IL. Dr. Summerville has indicated that his clinical interests include meniscus repair, cervical (neck) spine problems, and partial knee replacement. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine, Vista Health System, and Illinois Bone & Joint Institute. He graduated from Rush Medical College and then he performed his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Summerville is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , ACL injury

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, ACL Injury, Partial Knee Replacement, Lower Back Problems, Cervical Spine ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert A Hozman, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
103 S. Greenleaf Street; Suite J
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Robert Hozman's area of specialization is adult rheumatology. He is especially interested in osteoporosis, fibromyalgia, and lupus. Dr. Hozman is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine, Swedish Covenant Hospital, and NorthShore University HealthSystem. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Aetna, and more. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Hozman attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. For his residency, Dr. Hozman trained at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. Dr. Hozman (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Filipino, Polish, and Russian.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis

All Interests: Osteoporosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Lupus, Osteoarthritis

Dr. Stanford R Tack, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3021 Falling Waters Boulevard; Suite C
Lindenhurst, IL
 

Dr. Stanford Tack's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Tack is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: cervical (neck) spine problems, hand surgery procedures, and complex spine surgery. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Tack trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine and Illinois Bone & Joint Institute. Dr. Tack is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Hip Problems, Complex Spine Surgery, Lower Back Problems, Cervical Spine Problems, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

Dr. Roger Barrett Collins, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
105 N Greenleaf Street
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Roger Collins practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Gurnee, IL, Libertyville, IL, and Round Lake, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Collins include sports health, shoulder replacement, and shoulder arthroscopy. He is an in-network provider for HFN, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and performed his residency at Tripler Army Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine. He is not currently accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee ligament injuries, ligament problems, ACL injury

All Interests: Sports Health, Knee Ligament Injuries, ACL Injury, Shoulder Replacement, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (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.