We found 8 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Coventry HSA near Baltimore, MD.

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Sports Medicine
10 North Greene Street
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Ralph Henn is an orthopedic trauma specialist and sports medicine specialist. In his practice, he is particularly interested in musculoskeletal problems. Dr. Henn's professional affiliations include the University of Maryland Medical System, MedStar Health, and VA Maryland Health Care System. After attending Brown University, Alpert Medical School, he completed his residency training at Hospital for Special Surgery. He accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Henn has received the following distinction: Washington, DC-Baltimore-Northern Virginia Rising Stars. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems

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Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
3333 N Calvert Street; Suite 400
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Richard Hinton's specialties are pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery, and sports medicine. Before performing his residency at Union Memorial Hospital, Dr. Hinton attended Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Hinton include meniscus repair, ACL reconstruction, and frozen shoulder. Patient ratings for Dr. Hinton average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Hinton is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Hinton include: Washington, DC-Baltimore-Northern Virginia Super Doctors and Washington, DC/Baltimore/Northern Virginia Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Johns Hopkins Hospital and Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , frozen shoulder, osteoarthritis, musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Frozen Shoulder, Sports Health, Shoulder Dislocation, Elbow Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
2900 South Hanover Street
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Leigh Curl is a physician who specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and sports medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Curl at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Curl's clinical interests: meniscus repair, ACL reconstruction, and rotator cuff repair. Dr. Curl is affiliated with Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. Dr. Curl accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Curl welcomes new patients. Dr. Curl graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and then Dr. Curl performed Dr. Curl's residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Curl has received professional recognition including the following: Washington, DC-Baltimore-Northern Virginia Super Doctors and Washington, DC/Baltimore/Northern Virginia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , clavicle fracture (broken collarbone)

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Elbow Arthroscopy, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Replacement, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Albert Jonathan Aboulafia, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Orthopedic Oncology
2401 W Belvedere
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Albert Aboulafia works as a pediatric orthopedic surgeon, cancer surgeon, and orthopedic oncologist. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. His residency was performed at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Aboulafia include osteoporosis, metabolic bone disease, and sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer). He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Aboulafia honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Aboulafia include: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Achievement Award; Top Doctor, US News and World Report; and Top Doctor, Baltimore Magazine. In addition to English, Dr. Aboulafia (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish. He is affiliated with MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center and LifeBridge Health. Dr. Aboulafia welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , metabolic bone disease, osteoporosis, sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer), bone problems, musculoskeletal problems, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Sarcoma, Bone Problems, Fractures, Lower Back ... (Read more)

Matthew T. Wallace MD
Specializes in General Practice, Orthopedic Oncology
2401 W Belvedere Avenue
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Matthew Wallace's specialties are general practice and orthopedic oncology. He practices in Baltimore, MD. Areas of expertise for Dr. Wallace include myeloma, sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer), and reconstructive surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Wallace takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at George Washington University Medical Center, Dr. Wallace attended Emory University School of Medicine. He has received the following distinctions: Resident Research Award; Clinical Research and Case Reporting Award; and Echols Scholar Eagle Scout. Dr. Wallace's hospital/clinic affiliations include MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center and LifeBridge Health. Dr. Wallace welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer), bone problems, musculoskeletal problems, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Tumor, Myeloma, Sarcoma, Bone Problems, Reconstructive Surgery, Fractures, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedic Oncology
601 North Caroline Street; #5215
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Frank Frassica is an adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and orthopedic oncology specialist. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He has indicated that his clinical interests include musculoskeletal problems. Dr. Frassica is affiliated with MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Frassica welcomes new patients. After attending Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Mayo Clinic. He has received professional recognition including the following: Herbert Ivy Valedictorian Award; Medical University of South Carolina; and Upjohn Award for Academic Excellence.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Medstar Harbor Hospital - Harbor Orthoap; 2900 South Hanover Street
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. John Carbone specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Carbone's areas of expertise include the following: laminectomy, posterior spinal fusion, and herniated disc. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Carbone is affiliated with MedStar Health. He has an open panel.

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

All Interests: Pain, Posterior Spinal Fusion, Tumor, Disc Replacement, Spine Reconstruction, Osteoporosis, Neck ... (Read more)

Dr. Julius Kunle Oni, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1800 Orleans Street
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Julius Oni, who practices in Baltimore, MD, Nottingham, MD, and Odenton, MD, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Oni takes. He attended Howard University College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at NYU Langone Medical Center for residency. Dr. Oni speaks Yoruba. He is professionally affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis, bursitis, osteoarthritis, hip fracture

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Bursitis, Hip Fracture, Total Hip Replacement, Hip Revision, Partial Knee ... (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.