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We found 7 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 practices orthopedic trauma and sports medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Henn include musculoskeletal problems. Dr. Henn accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. He graduated from Brown University, Alpert Medical School. Dr. Henn trained at Hospital for Special Surgery for residency. He has received the following distinction: Washington, DC-Baltimore-Northern Virginia Rising Stars. His professional affiliations include the University of Maryland Medical System, MedStar Health, and VA Maryland Health Care System. Dr. Henn is accepting new patients.

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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 is a pediatric orthopedist, orthopedic reconstructive surgeon, and sports medicine specialist. He is rated highly by his patients. These areas are among Dr. Hinton's clinical interests: meniscus repair, ACL reconstruction, and frozen shoulder. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Hinton is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Union Memorial Hospital. His distinctions include: Washington, DC-Baltimore-Northern Virginia Super Doctors and Washington, DC/Baltimore/Northern Virginia Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Johns Hopkins Hospital and Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoarthritis, musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Adhesive Capsulitis, 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 sees patients in Baltimore, MD and Cockeysville, MD. Dr. Leigh Curl's medical specialties are adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Curl's patients gave Dr. Curl an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Curl's areas of expertise include the following: meniscus repair, ACL reconstruction, and rotator cuff repair. Dr. Curl is professionally affiliated with Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. Dr. Curl is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Curl's office for an appointment. After attending Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Curl completed Dr. Curl's residency training 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 is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon, cancer surgeon, and orthopedic oncologist. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School and residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. These areas are among his clinical interests: osteoporosis, metabolic bone disease, and sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer). Patients gave Dr. Aboulafia an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. 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. Dr. Aboulafia (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew and Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center and LifeBridge Health. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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 specializes in general practice and orthopedic oncology and practices in Baltimore, MD. Patients gave Dr. Wallace an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Wallace include myeloma, sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer), and reconstructive surgery. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Emory University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Wallace completed a residency program at George Washington University Medical Center. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Wallace include: Resident Research Award; Clinical Research and Case Reporting Award; and Echols Scholar Eagle Scout. He is affiliated with MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center and LifeBridge Health. Dr. Wallace has an open panel.

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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 a specialist in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and orthopedic oncology. Dr. Frassica is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. His clinical interests include musculoskeletal problems. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Frassica obtained his medical school training at Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine and performed his residency at Mayo Clinic. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Herbert Ivy Valedictorian Award; Medical University of South Carolina; and Upjohn Award for Academic Excellence. He is affiliated with MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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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's medical specialty is spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Carbone include laminectomy, posterior spinal fusion, and herniated disc. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Carbone honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Maryland School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Carbone is professionally affiliated with MedStar Health. He welcomes new patients.

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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)

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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.