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We found 3 providers with an interest in arthritis and who accept MultiPlan near Huntley, IL.

Dr. John Vytautas Prunskis, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
10350 Haligus Road; Suite 210
Huntley, IL
 

Dr. John Prunskis is an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist. The average patient rating for Dr. Prunskis is 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: phantom limb pain, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), and pain management. Dr. Prunskis is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Centegra Health System, and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. He honors Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Rush Medical College and performed his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. Dr. Prunskis has received the distinction of US News Top Doctor. Dr. Prunskis (or staff) speaks the following languages: Lithuanian and Spanish.

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Dr. Shingo M Yano, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
10350 Haligus Road; Suite 210
Huntley, IL
 

Dr. Shingo Yano specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: phantom limb pain, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), and pain management. Dr. Yano's professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Centegra Health System, and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. Dr. Yano is a graduate of Rush Medical College and a graduate of Barnes-Jewish Hospital's residency program. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Terri L Dallas-Prunskis, MD
Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
10350 Haligus Road; Suite 210
Huntley, IL
 

Dr. Terri Dallas-Prunskis is a specialist in interventional pain medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dallas-Prunskis include phantom limb pain, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), and pain management. Dr. Dallas-Prunskis takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. She studied medicine at Howard University College of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Dallas-Prunskis trained at Howard University Hospital. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Centegra Health System.

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What is Arthritis?

Arthritis is a painful disease of the joints. There are many different kinds of arthritis with various causes, but they all lead to pain and inflammation of joints such as the hip, knee, or wrist. Arthritis affects people of all ages, races, and genders, but it is more common in women and older people. It is the leading cause of disability in the United States.

Symptoms of arthritis include swelling, pain, and stiffness. They can occur in a single joint or throughout the body. It is common for symptoms to come and go, known as flares. In some kinds of arthritis, flares may be caused by specific triggers, such as exercise, stress, or an allergic reaction.

By far the two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis happens when wear and tear on joints breaks down the cartilage between two moving bones. In a healthy person, cartilage cushions and lubricates the bones so they can glide over each other as they move. When the cartilage becomes thin or tears, the ends of bones rub and cause pain. In rheumatoid arthritis, the body’s own immune system becomes confused and attacks joint cartilage, weakening it and causing inflammation.

Treatment for arthritis depends on the specific type, but it may include:
  • Avoiding arthritis triggers
  • Hot or cold therapy, such as ice or hot packs
  • Oral or injected medications, such as corticosteroids, NSAIDs, and biologics
  • Physical therapy and gentle exercises
  • Surgery to repair or replace damaged joints

In many types of arthritis, early treatment can prevent more serious damage to your joints, keeping your symptoms in check. Whatever stage you are in, help exists to let you stay active and manage pain. There are many options to get you moving again.