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We found 11 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems near Madison, OH.

Dr. Brian Joseph Juriga, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
6270 N Ridge Road
Madison, OH
 

Dr. Brian Juriga practices family medicine and sports medicine. His clinical interests include holistic medicine, cervical (neck) spine problems, and sports health. Dr. Juriga is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is affiliated with West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, arthritis, fractures (broken bones), joint problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Men's Health Issues, Nutrition Issues, MRI, Osteoporosis, Neck Pain, Ultrasound, ... (Read more)

Dr. J. Martin Leland III, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
890 West Main Street; Suite 202
Geneva, OH
 

Dr. J. Leland is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Chardon, OH, Geneva, OH, and Solon, OH. After completing medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College, he performed his residency at Albany Medical Center. His clinical interests include musculoskeletal problems. On average, patients gave Dr. Leland a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Medicare insurance. He is professionally affiliated with the University Hospitals (UH).

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Meniscus Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, Knee Arthroscopy, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Elbow ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2999 Mcmackin Road, Madison Medical Office Building; Mail Code Spb
Madison, OH
 

Dr. Mark Verdun's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: general orthopedics, knee ligament injuries, and joint aspiration (arthrocentesis). He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. After completing medical school at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Verdun performed his residency at South Pointe Hospital. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Verdun accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver.

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Relevant Interests: , bursitis, musculoskeletal injuries, osteoarthritis, knee ligament injuries, arthritis, musculoskeletal problems, fractures (broken bones), joint problems

All Interests: General Orthopedics, Knee Arthroplasty, Knee Ligament Injuries, Hip Pain, Hip Problems, Knee Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. James Howard Walker, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6550 North Ridge Road
Madison, OH
 

Dr. James Walker is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Concord, OH, Painesville, OH, and Madison, OH. His areas of expertise include the following: ACL reconstruction, upper extremity surgery, and arthritis. Dr. Walker's professional affiliations include Euclid Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center. He is a graduate of St. Louis University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Cleveland Clinic. He accepts Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoarthritis, arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Knee Arthroscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. John S Bucchieri, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6270 North Ridge Road
Madison, OH
 

Dr. John Bucchieri's areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Bucchieri is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital for his residency. These areas are among his clinical interests: carpal tunnel syndrome, shoulder problems, and shoulder arthroscopy. He is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bucchieri's hospital/clinic affiliations include West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoarthritis, arthritis, musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma, fractures (broken bones), joint problems

All Interests: Pain, Sports Health, Dupuytren's Contracture, Wrist Problems, Musculoskeletal Trauma, Elbow ... (Read more)

Dr. Susan Ellen Stephens, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6550 North Ridge Road; Suite 201
Madison, OH
 

Dr. Susan Stephens is a spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Concord Township, OH, Concord, OH, and Madison, OH. Dr. Stephens's clinical interests include back pain, minimally invasive surgery, and failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS). She is professionally affiliated with TriPoint Medical Center. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Stephens is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Stephens is an in-network provider for Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Neck Pain, Herniated Disc, Failed Back Surgery Syndrome, Spinal Instrumentation, Back Problems, ... (Read more)

Jerome M Privitera
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
6270 North Ridge Road
Madison, OH
 

Dr. Jerome Privitera specializes in podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Privitera include diabetic foot ulcers, heel pain, and foot reconstruction. His hospital/clinic affiliations include West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center. He is in-network for Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Wounds, Ankle Problems, Ankle Reconstruction, Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Heel Pain, Arthritis, Ulcers, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Podiatry
6550 North Ridge Road
Madison, OH
 

Dr. Carissa Sharpe's area of specialization is podiatry (foot & ankle medicine). Her clinical interests include diabetes, diabetic foot ulcers, and heel pain. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sharpe honors. Dr. Sharpe is affiliated with West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center.

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

All Interests: Sports Health, Wounds, Fractures, Ankle Problems, Neuropathy, Diabetes, Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Heel ... (Read more)

Jonathan James Sharpe
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
6550 North Ridge Road
Madison, OH
 

Dr. Jonathan Sharpe's areas of specialization are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include diabetic foot ulcers, heel pain, and joint injections. Dr. Sharpe accepts Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Fractures, Ankle Problems, Ankle Surgery, Ankle Reconstruction, Ankle ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6550 N Ridge Road; Suite 201
Madison, OH
 

Dr. Joseph Borruso specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Concord, OH, Concord Township, OH, and Madison, OH. He is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Borruso's areas of expertise include joint injections, hand surgery procedures, and arthritis. He honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. Dr. Borruso is professionally affiliated with TriPoint Medical Center.

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

All Interests: Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Knee Arthroscopy, Arthritis, Total Joint ... (Read more)

Jessica A Milliman
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
890 West Main Street; Suite 202
Geneva, OH
 

Dr. Jessica Milliman is a foot doctor and foot and ankle surgeon. Dr. Milliman honors Medicare insurance. She is affiliated with the University Hospitals (UH).

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Relevant Interests: , ankle sprain, arthritis, ankle fracture, foot fracture

All Interests: Ankle Sprain, Plantar Fasciitis, Ankle Fracture, Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Heel Pain, Ingrown Toenails, ... (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.