We found 15 providers with an interest in arthritis and who accept Blue Advantage near La Grange, IL.

Dr. Karen Kerr Botsoe, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
5201 Willow Springs Road; Suite 150
Lagrange, IL
 

Dr. Karen Botsoe sees patients in La Grange, IL. Her medical specialty is general internal medicine. Dr. Botsoe is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Botsoe include diabetes, well woman gynecology, and cancer screening. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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

Dr. Elizabeth Christine Kirchoff, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
5101 South Willow Springs Road
La Grange, IL
 

Dr. Elizabeth Kirchoff's specialty is family medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Kirchoff include well woman gynecology, cancer screening, and cardiac risk reduction. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kirchoff takes. Dr. Kirchoff is a graduate of Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Kirchoff's professional affiliations include Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Holistic Approaches, Eating Disorders, Fibromyalgia, Diabetes, Arthritis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel Chen, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
5201 S Willow Springs Road; Suite 300
Lagrange, IL
 

Dr. Daniel Chen's area of specialization is family medicine. His areas of expertise include well woman gynecology, cancer screening, and cardiac risk reduction. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Dr. Chen studied medicine at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Chen accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoarthritis, arthritis

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Contraception, Arthritis, Asthma, Blood Pressure Problems, Cancer Screening, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert J Kash, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
6545 W Archer Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Robert Kash's medical specialty is general internal medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Kash include thyroid problems, hay fever (allergic rhinitis), and atrial fibrillation. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Health Partners (AHP) and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. He attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Kash trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. The average patient rating for Dr. Kash is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, gout

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Immunization, Bronchitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Joint Pain, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Donald V Woznica Jr., MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
6283 S. Archer Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Donald Woznica practices family medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Woznica include disorders of calcium metabolism, thyroid problems, and adolescent issues. Dr. Woznica accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Woznica speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, gout

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, ACL Injury, Immunization, Bronchitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Allergic Headache, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohammed Akbar Yousuf, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
5101 S. Willow Springs Road
La Grange, IL
 

Dr. Mohammed Yousuf specializes in family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) and practices in Burr Ridge, IL and La Grange, IL. His areas of expertise include gout, diabetes, and ear infection. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Yousuf takes. Dr. Yousuf attended medical school at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, gout

All Interests: Depression, Bronchitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Allergic Headache, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Erectile ... (Read more)

Dr. Joel A Brown, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
911 N Elm Street; Suite 301
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Joel Brown practices family medicine. Dr. Brown's areas of expertise include well woman gynecology, cancer screening, and contraception (birth control). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He attended medical school at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Dr. Brown's hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Eating Disorders, Contraception, Fibromyalgia, Arthritis, Hormone Replacement ... (Read more)

Dr. William Joseph Moran, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
5201 Willow Springs Road
La Grange, IL
 

Dr. William Moran's area of specialization is family medicine. Dr. Moran's areas of expertise include thyroid problems, dermatitis (skin inflammation), and cervical (neck) spine problems. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He attended medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Moran's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, gout

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Immunization, Bronchitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Joint Pain, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephanie M Mauch, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
908 N Elm Street; Suite 207
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Stephanie Mauch works as a family practitioner. She graduated from Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mauch include well woman gynecology, menopause, and cancer screening. The average patient rating for Dr. Mauch is 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. She is affiliated with Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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Dr. Gerald Simon, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
6438 Joliet Road
Countryside, IL
 

Dr. Gerald Simon is a general internist and geriatrician in Downers Grove, IL and Countryside, IL. Dr. Simon's areas of expertise include well woman gynecology, cancer screening, and cardiac risk reduction. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. He attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Simon average 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Simon takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Depression, Fibromyalgia, Diabetes, Arthritis, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Asthma, Fatigue, Blood ... (Read more)

Dr. Prasad Vrkv Gourineni, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
534 Chestnut Street
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Prasad Gourineni's medical specialty is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gourineni include spine problems and hip problems. Dr. Gourineni is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. After attending Andhra Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. Dr. Gourineni (or staff) speaks the following languages: Telugu and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Elbow Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle ... (Read more)

Dr. John Hoon Lee, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
12 Salt Creek Lane; Suite 105
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. John Lee is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Bolingbrook, IL, Hinsdale, IL, and Joliet, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lee include hip replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and knee replacement. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA) are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lee accepts. Dr. Lee attended Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Stanford University Medical Center for residency. He is conversant in Korean. Dr. Lee is affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Finger Joint Replacement, Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Shoulder Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Joseph Collins, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
550 W Ogden Avenue
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Michael Collins' medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Collins's areas of expertise include knee replacement, carpal tunnel surgery, and rotator cuff injury. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare PPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Collins is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Training, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Gaurav P Vajaria
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
12004 S Rt; 59 Ste 100
Plainfield, IL
 

Dr. Gaurav Vajaria's specialties are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. For his professional training, Dr. Vajaria completed a residency program at The University Hospital, Newark. These areas are among his clinical interests: foot problems, foot reconstruction, and sports health. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Vajaria is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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Dr. Michael Richard Zindrick, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
550 W Ogden
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Michael Zindrick is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Hinsdale, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Zindrick include back pain, neck pain, and arthritis. He is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. Dr. Zindrick studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Zindrick is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA).

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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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.
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