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We found 13 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Coventry Silver HMO near Princeton, NJ.

Dr. Paul Winfred Codjoe, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
10 Forrestal Road South; Suite 105
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Paul Codjoe's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Codjoe graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and then he performed his residency at Temple University Hospital. His areas of expertise include knee problems, rotator cuff surgery, and closed reduction. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Codjoe takes. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Princeton HealthCare System, Capital Health, and St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Codjoe is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , tendonitis

All Interests: Sports Health, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. John P Nolan Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Other, Sports Medicine
10 Forrestal Road South; Suite 105
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. John Nolan specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Nolan has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Nolan include knee problems, total hip replacement, and sports injuries. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Princeton HealthCare System, Capital Health, and St. Mary Medical Center. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He is open to new patients. Dr. Nolan graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then he performed his residency at Delaware County Memorial Hospital and a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Total Hip Replacement, Fractures, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Fredric Alan Kleinbart, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
10 Forrestal Road South; Suite 105
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Fredric Kleinbart is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. His clinical interests include knee problems, closed reduction, and ankle problems. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kleinbart is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Kleinbart completed residency programs at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center and Kings County Hospital Center. His professional affiliations include Princeton HealthCare System, Capital Health, and St. Mary Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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

All Interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Elbow Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Keith D. Baldwin, MD, MPH, MSPT
Specializes in Urgent Care, Pediatric Hospital Medicine, General Pediatrics, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
101 Plainsboro Road
Plainsboro, NJ
 

Dr. Keith Baldwin is a physician who specializes in urgent care, pediatric hospital medicine, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: paralysis, down syndrome, and brain injury rehabilitation. Dr. Baldwin accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Baldwin include: New Jersey Families- Favorite Kids Docs, South Jersey Magazine; New Jersey Family Favorite Kid's Docs, South Jersey Magazine; and Jacqueline Perry Award Paper, "Salvage Options in the Cerebral Palsy Hip: A Systematic Review". Dr. Baldwin is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , stress fractures, achilles tendon problems, musculoskeletal problems, musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma

All Interests: Down Syndrome, Scoliosis, Tendon Transfer, Musculoskeletal Problems, Limb Lengthening, Spine ... (Read more)

Jennifer Winell, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, General Pediatrics
101 Plainsboro Road
Plainsboro, NJ
 

Dr. Jennifer Winell's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and general pediatrics. In addition to English, Dr. Winell (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian. Dr. Winell's clinical interests include strains, concussion, and overuse injuries. She is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). She attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center for residency. Dr. Winell is an in-network provider for Child Health Plus, Coventry, Family Health Plus, and more. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Winell include: Top Female Doc in South Jersey and SJ Magazine.

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Relevant Interests: , stress fractures, musculoskeletal problems, sprains, ACL injury

All Interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Down Syndrome, Hip Dysplasia, Sever's Disease, Scoliosis, Overuse ... (Read more)

Dr. Edward John Armbruster, MA, DO
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
10 Forrestal Road South; Suite 105
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Edward Armbruster is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. His clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, total elbow replacement, and total shoulder replacement. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Armbruster takes. He attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine for residency. Dr. Armbruster speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System, Capital Health, and St. Mary Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, bone problems, musculoskeletal problems, fractures (broken bones), tendonitis

All Interests: Total Elbow Replacement, Sports Health, Total Wrist Replacement, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Keith Michael Crivello, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
10 Forrestal Road South; Suite 105
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Keith Crivello's areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, rotator cuff surgery, and closed reduction. Dr. Crivello is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Boston University School of Medicine and performed his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Capital Health, Princeton HealthCare System, and St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Crivello is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones), tendonitis

All Interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Steven Grenis, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
256 Bunn Drive; Suite 2
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Grenis' medical specialty is hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include dupuytren's contracture, carpal tunnel surgery, and hand surgery procedures. Dr. Grenis takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Grenis obtained his medical school training at New York Medical College and performed his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center. He is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System and Capital Health.

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Relevant Interests: , wrist fracture, musculoskeletal problems, fractures (broken bones), tendonitis

All Interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Wrist Fracture, Electromyography, Tendonitis, Dupuytren's Contracture, Wrist ... (Read more)

Dr. David S Eingorn, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Other
10 Forrestal Road South; Suite 105
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. David Eingorn's specialty is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Eingorn include knee problems, rotator cuff surgery, and shoulder problems. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Eingorn is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Before completing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Eingorn attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Eingorn is affiliated with Capital Health, Princeton HealthCare System, and St. Mary Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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

All Interests: Wrist Problems, Shoulder Problems, Revision Arthroplasty, Fractures, Total Knee Replacement, Knee ... (Read more)

Rudolf Zak
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
10 Forrestal Road South; Suite 105
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Rudolf Zak is a podiatrist and foot and ankle surgeon. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Zak's areas of expertise include the following: hammer toe, heel pain, and orthotics. His professional affiliations include Capital Health, Princeton HealthCare System, and St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Zak takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He is open to new patients. For his residency, Dr. Zak trained at Cooper University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Fractures, Ankle Problems, Neuropathy, Heel Pain, Foot Problems, Injuries, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
101 Plainsboro Road
Plainsboro, NJ
 

Dr. Andrew Calabria's area of specialization is pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Calabria accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA. He attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and subsequently trained at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children for residency. He is affiliated with Virtua Voorhees Hospital and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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Relevant Interests: , metabolic bone disease, osteoporosis

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Metabolic Bone Disease, Osteoporosis, Hyperparathyroidism

Dr. Michael Paul Ast, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
10 Forrestal Road South; Suite 105
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Ast's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among Dr. Ast's clinical interests: knee problems, revision arthroplasty (joint revision), and total hip replacement. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. After completing medical school at Temple University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Capital Health, Princeton HealthCare System, and St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Ast is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Revision Arthroplasty, Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. David Paul Hardeski, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
10 Forrestal Road South; Suite 105
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. David Hardeski's area of specialization is orthopedic trauma. Dr. Hardeski's areas of expertise include the following: cancer, closed reduction, and ankle problems. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Drexel University College of Medicine. He trained at Maimonides Medical Center for his residency. He is professionally affiliated with Capital Health, Princeton HealthCare System, and St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Hardeski has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, bone problems, musculoskeletal problems, musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma, fractures (broken bones), tendonitis

All Interests: Foot Surgery, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Bone Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (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.