We found 7 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Aetna near Weymouth, MA.

Specializes in Physiatry
300 Granite Street
Braintree, MA

Dr. Carina O'Neill practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) in Boston, MA and Braintree, MA. Her areas of expertise include osteopathic manipulation. Dr. O'Neill is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, in addition to other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients. She attended UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and then went on to complete her residency at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. O'Neill offers interpreting services for her patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Osteopathic Manipulation, Musculoskeletal Problems, Pregnancy, Amputees

Dr. Sarah Boynton, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
541 Main Street; The Stetson Building
Weymouth, MA

Dr. Sarah Pitts, who practices in Boston, MA and Weymouth, MA, is a medical specialist in adolescent medicine. Her clinical interests encompass eating disorders. She is affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital Boston. Dr. Pitts is in-network for Neighborhood Health Plan, Cigna, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. Unfortunately, Dr. Pitts is not accepting new patients at this time. She attended Dartmouth Medical School and then went on to complete her residency at Children's Hospital Boston. She offers interpreting services for her patients.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems

All Interests: Eating Disorders, Bone Problems

Dr. Benjamin Joel Shore, MPH, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Neuromuscular Medicine
541 Main Street; The Stetson Building
Weymouth, MA

Dr. Benjamin Shore's areas of specialization are pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and neuromuscular medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Shore include spasticity, legg-calve-perthes disease, and musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma. He is in-network for Neighborhood Health Plan, Cigna, Aetna, and more. He attended The University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with The University of Western Ontario for residency. He has received distinctions including President's Scholarship; Faculty Scholarship; and Freeman F King Scholarship. He is professionally affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital Boston. Dr. Shore is not currently accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Legg-Calve-Perthes disease, musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma

All Interests: Toe Problems, Hip Problems, Cerebral Palsy, Musculoskeletal Trauma, Spasticity, Legg-Calve-Perthes ... (Read more)

Dr. John B Lazor, MBA, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
500 Congress Street; Suite 2b
Quincy, MA

Dr. John Lazor is a specialist in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He works in Quincy, MA. Clinical interests for Dr. Lazor include endoscopic sinus surgery, rosacea, and dermabrasion. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Lazor honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Lazor trained at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Lazor offers interpreting services for his patients. He is affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess (BID) Hospital-Milton, South Shore Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Eyelid Retraction Repair, Lip Implants, Chin Implants, Cosmetic Surgery, Juvederm, ... (Read more)

Dr. Eelam Aalia Adil, MBA, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
541 Main Street, Department of Otolaryngology; The Stetson Building
Weymouth, MA

Dr. Eelam Adil is a physician who specializes in pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat). She has indicated that her clinical interests include sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer), swallowing problems (dysphagia), and sinus surgery. Her professional affiliations include Boston Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital Boston. Dr. Adil is in-network for Cigna, Humana, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Adil has an open panel. She graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Adil include: American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Journal Star Reviewer; Pennsylvania State University Professionalism Award; and Pennsylvania Society of Otolaryngology Annual Meeting First Place for Poster Presentation. In addition to English, Dr. Adil (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

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

All Interests: Sarcoma, Sinus Surgery, Swallowing Problems

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
143 Longwater Drive
Norwell, MA

Dr. Mark Bulman is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Norwell, MA. Dr. Bulman's hospital/clinic affiliations include South Shore Medical Center (SSMC), Beth Israel Deaconess (BID) Hospital-Milton, and South Shore Hospital. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Washington Hospital Center and Tufts Medical Center. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Coventry, Aetna, and Tufts Health Plan are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bulman honors. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Pain, Sports Health, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Family Medicine
143 Longwater Drive
Norwell, MA

Dr. Kylee Eagles works as a family medicine practitioner in Norwell, MA. Dr. Eagles is affiliated with South Shore Hospital. She takes Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Neighborhood Health Plan, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has an open panel. She is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of UMass Memorial Medical Center's residency program. Her distinctions include: STFM Resident Teacher of the Year; Institute for Health Care Improvement; and Chief Resident Award.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Musculoskeletal Problems

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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.
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