We found 10 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Aetna PPO near Hammonton, NJ.

Dr. Richard Harvey Greenberg, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
856 White Horse Pike, Suite 4; Suite 4
Hammonton, NJ
 

Dr. Richard Greenberg specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology and practices in Voorhees, NJ, Sewell, NJ, and Cherry Hill, NJ. Before performing his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland, Dr. Greenberg attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Greenberg's areas of expertise include the following: bladder cancer, leiomyosarcoma, and thyroid cancer. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Cooper University Health Care.

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

All Interests: Leiomyosarcoma, Liver Tumor, Vulvar Cancer, Rectal Problems, Eyelid Problems, Bone Cancer, Brain ... (Read more)

Specializes in Family Medicine
369 White Horse Pike
Waterford Works, NJ
 

Dr. Gregg Pearson works as a family practitioner. Patient ratings for Dr. Pearson average 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include post-polio syndrome (PPS), warts, and ankle sprain. Dr. Pearson honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Pearson attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Pearson's professional affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Virtua Voorhees Hospital. Dr. Pearson is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, musculoskeletal infection, metabolic bone diseases, ankle sprain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, arthritis, musculoskeletal problems, sprains

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Eating ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott L Busch, DO
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
777 White Horse Pike
Hammonton, NJ
 

Dr. Scott Busch's areas of specialization are facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat); he sees patients in Cherry Hill, NJ and Hammonton, NJ. Clinical interests for Dr. Busch include otosclerosis, dermabrasion, and ear pain. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System. He studied medicine at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Busch completed his residency training at Jefferson University Hospitals and Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Ear Pain, Deviated Septum, Dizziness, Endoscopic Surgery, Nose Reconstruction, ... (Read more)

Dr. Carlos San Pedro Madamba, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
856 White Horse Pike, Suite 4; Suite 4
Hammonton, NJ
 

Dr. Carlos Madamba's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. His areas of expertise include the following: bladder cancer, thyroid cancer, and liver tumor. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System, Virtua Voorhees Hospital, and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Madamba honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Bergen Regional Medical Center, Dr. Madamba attended medical school at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine.

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

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Vulvar Cancer, Rectal Problems, Eyelid Problems, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Ear ... (Read more)

Dr. Jennifer M Naticchia, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
425 12th Street
Hammonton, NJ
 

Dr. Jennifer Naticchia's area of specialization is family medicine. After completing medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College, she performed her residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. Clinical interests for Dr. Naticchia include post-polio syndrome (PPS), warts, and ankle sprain. Dr. Naticchia accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Health Care Plans, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, musculoskeletal infection, metabolic bone diseases, ankle sprain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, arthritis, sprains

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid ... (Read more)

Specializes in Family Medicine
187 S Route 73; Building B
Hammonton, NJ
 

Dr. Sean Goudsward works as a family medicine physician. These areas are among Dr. Goudsward's clinical interests: warts, ankle sprain, and athlete's foot. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. Before performing his residency at Delaware County Memorial Hospital, Dr. Goudsward attended Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. Dr. Goudsward is affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, musculoskeletal infection, metabolic bone diseases, ankle sprain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, arthritis, sprains

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Cellulitis, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Family Medicine
858 S White Horse Pike; Augusta Professional Center Suite B2
Hammonton, NJ
 

Dr. Stephen Nurkiewicz's area of specialization is family medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Nurkiewicz include cardiac risk reduction, syncope (fainting), and athlete's foot. He is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at Abington Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , metabolic bone diseases, osteoporosis, musculoskeletal infection, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, arthritis, sprains

All Interests: Athlete's Foot, Diabetes Management, Incontinence, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Cellulitis, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Internal Medicine, Adolescent Medicine
8 N White Horse Pike
Hammonton, NJ
 

Dr. Pratima Parikh is an adolescent medicine specialist in Berlin, NJ and Hammonton, NJ. Dr. Parikh obtained her medical school training at Medical College Baroda and performed her residency at Morristown Memorial Hospital. Clinical interests for Dr. Parikh include warts, ankle sprain, and athlete's foot. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Parikh takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, ankle sprain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, sprains

All Interests: Warts, Ankle Sprain, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Diabetes Management, Incontinence, Rheumatoid ... (Read more)

Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
858 South White Horse Pike
Hammonton, NJ
 

Dr. Amerigo Fedeli's specialty is oral and maxillofacial surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Fedeli include cysts, dental implant surgery, and oral reconstruction. He trained at Temple University Hospital for his residency. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fedeli accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones), joint problems

All Interests: Oral Reconstruction, Cysts, Dental Implant Surgery, Biopsy, Fractures, Jaw Surgery, Oral Cancer, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Nuclear Medicine
893 South White Horse Pike
Hammonton, NJ
 

Dr. Alexis Harvey is a radiation oncologist and nuclear medicine specialist in Woodbury, NJ, Voorhees, NJ, and Willingboro, NJ. Her areas of expertise include the following: bladder cancer, thyroid cancer, and penile cancer. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Before performing her residency at Hahnemann University Hospital, Dr. Harvey attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System.

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

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Vulvar Cancer, Rectal Problems, Gynecologic Cancer, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, ... (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.
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