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We found 8 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept OSW - New Hampshire near Danvers, MA.

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Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Sports Medicine, Internal Medicine
104 Endicott Street
Danvers, MA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Kreher is a specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and pediatric sports medicine. After completing medical school at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Dr. Kreher's areas of expertise consist of scoliosis, overuse injuries, and sports health. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kreher is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Scoliosis, Overuse Injuries, Fractures, Leg Problems, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
104 Endicott Street
Danvers, MA
 

Dr. Saechin Kim specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Kim is especially interested in spine reconstruction, spine problems, and fractures (broken bones). Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. Dr. Kim is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. His training includes a residency program at Massachusetts General Hospital. He has received professional recognition including the following: OREF Katherine Wolcott Walker Resident Research Grant. Dr. Kim is professionally affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Massachusetts General Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Hip Problems, Spine Reconstruction, Fractures, Musculoskeletal Problems, Surgical Procedures, Spine ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Oncology, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
104 Endicott Street
Danvers, MA
 

Dr. Francis Hornicek practices oncology (cancer care) and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Boston, MA and Danvers, MA. Clinical interests for Dr. Hornicek include metabolic bone disease and bone infection. Dr. Hornicek is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Hornicek has received the following distinctions: Boston Super Doctors; Society of Sigma Xi; and Who's Who in Science & Engineering, Univ. He is affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Massachusetts General Hospital, and Children's Hospital Boston. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , metabolic bone disease, bone infection

All Interests: Metabolic Bone Disease, Bone Infection

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Pediatric Sports Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
104 Endicott Street
Danvers, MA
 

Dr. Brian Grottkau is a spine surgery, pediatric sports medicine, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. In Dr. Grottkau's practice, he is particularly interested in scoliosis, clubfoot, and spine surgery procedures. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. He attended medical school at Harvard Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Grottkau completed a residency program at Massachusetts General Hospital. He offers interpreting services for his patients. Dr. Grottkau is affiliated with Winchester Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Grottkau welcomes new patients.

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

All Interests: Hip Problems, Scoliosis, Fractures, Leg Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Spine Surgery ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
104 Endicott Street
Danvers, MA
 

Dr. Anne Johnson is a foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Waltham, MA, Boston, MA, and Danvers, MA. Dr. Johnson's areas of expertise include foot surgery, achilles tendonitis, and bunions. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Johnson trained at Hospital for Special Surgery. She has received distinctions including Partners in Excellence Award; Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Career Award; and Circle of Excellence Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Johnson offers interpreting services for her patients. She is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Johnson is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , achilles tendon problems, arthritis, achilles tendonitis, ankle fracture

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

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
102 Endicott Street
Danvers, MA
 

Dr. Gregory Cote is a physician who specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Cote (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and Chinese. Dr. Cote's hospital/clinic affiliations include Union Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer)

All Interests: Sarcoma, Gastrointestinal Problems

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Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
102 Endicott Street
Danvers, MA
 

Dr. Vibha Singhal is a pediatric endocrinologist. Dr. Singhal (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Haitian Creole. These areas are among her clinical interests: obesity, menstrual disorders, and thyroid problems. She is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. She graduated from All India Institute of Medical Sciences and then she performed her residency at Mayo Clinic. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Singhal welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Type 2 Diabetes, Metabolism, Type 1 Diabetes, Nutrition Issues, Growth Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
102 Endicott Street
Danvers, MA
 

Dr. Lisa Warren sees patients in Boston, MA and Danvers, MA. Her medical specialty is anesthesiology. In Dr. Warren's practice, she is particularly interested in outpatient care, regional anesthesia, and musculoskeletal problems. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. She is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine and a graduate of Massachusetts General Hospital's residency program. She is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Anesthesia, Outpatient Care, Musculoskeletal Problems, Regional Anesthesia, Transesophageal ... (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.