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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 sees patients in Boston, MA, Danvers, MA, and Newton, MA. His medical specialties are pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and pediatric sports medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Kreher include scoliosis, overuse injuries, and sports health. Dr. Kreher accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. He attended the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Dr. Kreher is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He welcomes 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 is a spine surgeon and orthopedist in Brookline, MA, Boston, MA, and Danvers, MA. He has indicated that his clinical interests include spine reconstruction, spine problems, and fractures (broken bones). His professional affiliations include Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Massachusetts General Hospital. Before performing his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Kim attended Harvard Medical School. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. Dr. Kim has received professional recognition including the following: OREF Katherine Wolcott Walker Resident Research Grant. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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 is a medical specialist in oncology (cancer care) and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Hornicek has a special interest in metabolic bone disease and bone infection. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He has received distinctions including Boston Super Doctors; Society of Sigma Xi; and Who's Who in Science & Engineering, Univ. Dr. Hornicek's hospital/clinic affiliations include Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Massachusetts General Hospital, and Children's Hospital Boston. He has an open panel.

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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 practices spine surgery, pediatric sports medicine, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include scoliosis, clubfoot, and spine surgery procedures. Dr. Grottkau honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. His education and training includes medical school at Harvard Medical School and residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. He offers interpreting services for his patients. Dr. Grottkau's hospital/clinic affiliations include Winchester Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. He is accepting 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. She has a special interest in foot surgery, achilles tendonitis, and bunions. Dr. Johnson is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and performed her residency at Hospital for Special Surgery. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Johnson include: 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.

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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 specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. He works in Boston, MA and Danvers, MA. Dr. Cote's hospital/clinic affiliations include Union Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. He has an open panel. He studied medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. He trained at Massachusetts General Hospital for his residency. Dr. Cote (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic, Spanish, and Chinese.

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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's specialty is pediatric endocrinology. These areas are among her clinical interests: obesity, menstrual disorders, and thyroid problems. Dr. Singhal is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Singhal welcomes new patients. Before performing her residency at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Singhal attended All India Institute of Medical Sciences for medical school. Dr. Singhal (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Spanish, and Haitian Creole.

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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 is a specialist in anesthesiology. Dr. Warren has indicated that her clinical interests include outpatient care, regional anesthesia, and musculoskeletal problems. She is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients. Dr. Warren graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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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.