We found 6 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Medicare Advantage near Westminster, MD.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
Seven Square Corporate Center; 9110 Philadelphia Road, Suite 200
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. David Cohen practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in Baltimore, MD and Bel Air, MD. His education and training includes medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and residency at Union Memorial Hospital. Clinical interests for Dr. Cohen include meniscus repair, ACL reconstruction, and rotator cuff surgery. Patients gave Dr. Cohen an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Cohen takes MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Baltimore Magazine Top Doc. He is professionally affiliated with MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center and Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

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

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
412 Malcolm Drive; Suite 200
Westminster, MD
 

Dr. Matthew Sedgley works as a family medicine physician and sports medicine specialist. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Sedgley completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. His areas of expertise include concussion, back pain, and knee injury. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Sedgley is professionally affiliated with Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Neck Pain, Ultrasound, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Lamar Rice, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
555 South Center Street
Westminister, MD
 

Dr. Robert Rice works as a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and performed his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. Dr. Rice's areas of expertise consist of colon cancer, breast cancer, and lymphoma. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Capital BlueCross. He is professionally affiliated with WellSpan Medical Group and WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital. Dr. Rice welcomes new patients.

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

All Interests: Sarcoma, Colon Cancer, Cancer, Lymphoma, Breast Cancer

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Specializes in General Practice, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
412 Malcolm Drive; Suite 200
Westminster, MD
 

Dr. Stuart Miller's areas of specialization are general practice and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; he sees patients in Baltimore, MD and Westminster, MD. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. Areas of expertise for Dr. Miller include replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), joint pain, and heel pain. The average patient rating for Dr. Miller is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Miller's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , joint pain, arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Foot Surgery, Joint Pain, Reconstructive Surgery, Fractures, Ankle Surgery, Heel Pain, Arthritis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
412 Malcolm Drive; Suite 200
Westminster, MD
 

Dr. Michael Jacobs is a physician who specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include knee arthroscopy, minimally invasive joint replacement, and knee injury. Dr. Jacobs's professional affiliations include Johns Hopkins Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital of MD, and Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. He honors MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Jacobs graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. His training includes residency programs at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , joint pain

All Interests: Joint Pain, Total Hip Replacement, Hip Revision, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Problems, Knee ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
412 Malcolm Drive; Suite 200
Westminster, MD
 

Dr. Robert McKinstry is a physician who specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Dr. McKinstry has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include hip replacement, knee replacement, and joint pain. He honors MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. McKinstry's education and training includes medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and residency at Union Memorial Hospital. He is affiliated with Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , joint pain, osteoarthritis, arthritis, joint infection

All Interests: Joint Pain, Hip Revision, Joint Infection, Arthritis, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Hip Replacement, ... (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.