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We found 69 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 50/5000 near Morton Grove, IL.

Dr. Mark K Bowen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
9650 Gross Point Road; Suite 2900
Skokie, IL
 

Dr. Mark Bowen practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in Chicago, IL, Glenview, IL, and Skokie, IL. He is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College. His training includes a residency program at Hospital for Special Surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bowen include sports health, knee reconstruction, and shoulder reconstruction. Dr. Bowen's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bowen takes. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Bowen is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , ACL injury

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, ACL Injury, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Patrick Michael Birmingham, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2650 Ridge Avenue; Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Evanston, IL
 

Dr. Patrick Birmingham, who practices in Evanston, IL, Chicago, IL, and Glenview, IL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Birmingham include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group. Dr. Birmingham takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at George Washington University Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones), ACL injury

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

Dr. John F Sarwark, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. John Sarwark is a pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. His clinical interests encompass scoliosis, musculoskeletal surgery, and spina bifida. Dr. Sarwark is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Sarwark completed a residency program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Patient ratings for Dr. Sarwark average 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. Unfortunately, Dr. Sarwark is not currently accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Scoliosis, Fractures, Sports Injuries, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Spina Bifida, Trauma

Dr. Chadwick C Prodromos, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1714 Milwaukee Avenue
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. Chadwick Prodromos practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Prodromos's areas of expertise include meniscus repair, hip arthroscopy, and sports health. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Prodromos takes. He obtained his medical school training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Prodromos (or staff) speaks Spanish and Greek. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), NorthShore University HealthSystem, and Rush Oak Park Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , ACL injury

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Shoulder Problems, Partial Knee Replacement, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Erik Charles Bennett King, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. Erik King is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. In his practice, he is particularly interested in scoliosis, cancer, and surgical procedures. Dr. King's hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and NorthShore University HealthSystem. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. King attended Stanford University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Scoliosis, Musculoskeletal Problems, Surgical Procedures, Cancer, Clubfoot, Hand Problems, Trauma

Dr. William J Hopkinson, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
1030 W. Higgins Road
Park Ridge, IL
 

Dr. William Hopkinson is a medical specialist in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Hopkinson is especially interested in sports health, rehabilitation, and hip problems. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hopkinson accepts. After attending Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Hopkinson (or staff) speaks Spanish, Korean, and Vietnamese. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC), Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, and Gottlieb Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Knee Problems, Arthritis, Rehabilitation

Dr. Cynthia Rose Labella, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Sports Medicine, Internal Medicine
2150 Pfingsten Road
Glenbrook, IL
 

Dr. Cynthia Labella works as a pediatric sports medicine specialist. In her practice, Dr. Labella focuses on concussion and sports injuries. Her professional affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. After completing medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Labella performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS. She has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Labella is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , stress fractures, sprains

All Interests: Sports Health, Strains, Sports Injuries, Sprains, Dislocation, Injuries, Overuse Injuries, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rebecca Lynn Carl, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Sports Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2150 Pfingsten Road
Glenbrook, IL
 

Dr. Rebecca Carl is an orthopedist and pediatric sports medicine specialist in Glenbrook, IL, Northbrook, IL, and Chicago, IL. Her clinical interests encompass sports health. Dr. Carl's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and United Healthcare HMO. Unfortunately, she is not currently accepting new patients. Dr. Carl is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Her training includes a residency program at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Scoliosis, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. John Joseph Grayhack, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. John Grayhack is a physician who specializes in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and performed his residency at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and St. Francis Hospital. These areas are among Dr. Grayhack's clinical interests: scoliosis, surgical procedures, and musculoskeletal problems. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Grayhack honors Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Scoliosis, Musculoskeletal Problems, Surgical Procedures, Limb Lengthening, Sports Injuries, ... (Read more)

Dr. David F Beigler, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Sports Medicine
2350 Ravine Way; Suite 600
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. David Beigler is a specialist in orthopedic trauma and sports medicine. Dr. Beigler is affiliated with Illinois Bone & Joint Institute and NorthShore University HealthSystem. He obtained his medical school training at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , metabolic bone disease, osteoporosis, arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Metabolic Bone Disease, Sports Health, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Elbow Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Craig Justin Finlayson, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1131 Techny Road
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. Craig Finlayson specializes in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine and practices in Westchester, IL, Northbrook, IL, and Forest, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Finlayson include ACL reconstruction. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Finlayson attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Finlayson's hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , ACL injury

All Interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Hip Arthroscopy, Musculoskeletal Surgery, ACL Reconstruction

Dr. Matthew David Jones, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2701 Patriot Boulevard
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. Matthew Jones works as an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Glenview, IL and Lake Forest, IL. These areas are among Dr. Jones's clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, general orthopedics, and sports health. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jones takes. After completing medical school at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Beaumont Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with the University of Arizona. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: General Orthopedics, Sports Health, Transplant Procedures, Shoulder Reconstruction, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Eric L Chehab, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2350 Ravine Way; Suite 600
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. Eric Chehab is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Chehab is affiliated with NorthShore University HealthSystem. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Before completing his residency at Hospital for Special Surgery, Dr. Chehab attended medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

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

Dr. Brian Tho Hang, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Sports Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5215 N. California Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Brian Hang's medical specialty is pediatric sports medicine, pediatric emergency medicine, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In his practice, Dr. Hang focuses on emergency care. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Hang graduated from Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Hang's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal injuries

All Interests: Sports Health, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Concussion, Emergency Care

Lowell Scott Weil Jr.
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, General Podiatry, Sports Medicine
1455 E. Golf Road; Suite 110
Des Plaines, IL
 

Dr. Lowell Weil's areas of specialization are foot & ankle surgery, general podiatry, and sports medicine; he sees patients in Des Plaines, IL, Lake Forest, IL, and Libertyville, IL. His clinical interests include heel pain, arthritis, and ligament problems. Dr. Weil's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine and NorthShore University HealthSystem. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Workers' Compensation. He is open to new patients. He completed his residency training at Graduate Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , ligament problems, arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Plantar Fasciitis, Ligament Problems, Heel Pain, Arthritis, Bunions

Dr. Steven Andreas Kodros, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
9650 Gross Point Road; #2900
Skokie, IL
 

Dr. Steven Kodros is a physician who specializes in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include foot problems, arthroscopic surgery, and musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma. Dr. Kodros's professional affiliations include NorthShore Medical Group, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Kodros is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. Before completing his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Dr. Kodros attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma, musculoskeletal problems, fractures (broken bones), ankle fracture, foot fracture

All Interests: Ankle Fracture, Musculoskeletal Trauma, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, ... (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.