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 is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) specialist. Dr. O'Neill's areas of expertise include osteopathic manipulation. She is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients. She attended UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and subsequently trained at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

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

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 is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon and neuromuscular medicine specialist in Boston, MA, Waltham, MA, and Weymouth, MA. He is especially interested in spasticity, legg-calve-perthes disease, and musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Boston Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital Boston. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with The University of Western Ontario, Dr. Shore attended medical school at The University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. He is an in-network provider for Neighborhood Health Plan, Cigna, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Shore has received distinctions including President's Scholarship; Faculty Scholarship; and Freeman F King Scholarship. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time.

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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 Quincy, MA physician who specializes in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His education and training includes medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and residency at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. His areas of expertise include endoscopic sinus surgery, rosacea, and dermabrasion. Patient ratings for Dr. Lazor average 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lazor offers interpreting services for his patients. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Beth Israel Deaconess (BID) Hospital-Milton, South Shore Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Sarah Pitts practices adolescent medicine in Boston, MA and Weymouth, MA. She has a special interest in eating disorders. She is professionally affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital Boston. Neighborhood Health Plan, Cigna, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pitts takes. She is closed to new patients at this time. Dr. Pitts 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

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
780 Main Street
Weymouth, MA

Dr. Christopher Rynne specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Hingham, MA and Weymouth, MA. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Coventry, Aetna, and Tufts Health Plan, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Rynne performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tufts University. He is professionally affiliated with South Shore Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Lower ... (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's specialty is pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat). Dr. Adil's areas of expertise include the following: sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer), swallowing problems (dysphagia), and sinus surgery. She honors Cigna, Humana, Aetna, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, 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. Dr. Adil (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic, Spanish, and Vietnamese. Her professional affiliations include Boston Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital Boston. She welcomes new patients.

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

All Interests: Sarcoma, Sinus Surgery, Swallowing Problems

Specializes in Family Medicine
143 Longwater Drive
Norwell, MA

Dr. Kylee Eagles is a family medicine physician in Norwell, MA. Dr. Eagles is professionally affiliated with South Shore Hospital. Her education and training includes medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at UMass Memorial Medical Center. She is in-network for Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Neighborhood Health Plan, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has received professional recognition including the following: STFM Resident Teacher of the Year; Institute for Health Care Improvement; and Chief Resident Award. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Eagles's office for an appointment.

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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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