We found 5 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Coventry Bronze Deductible Only HSA Eligible OAHMO near Wooster, OH.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
721 East Milltown Road; Mail Code Wr10
Wooster, OH
 

Dr. Paul Shin's specialties are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: celiac plexus block, neuropathy (nerve dysfunction), and sciatica. Dr. Shin is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine, Dr. Shin performed his residency at Cleveland Clinic. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, musculoskeletal pain, bursitis, spinal fracture, compression fractures

All Interests: Pain, Radiculopathy, Osteoporosis, Musculoskeletal Pain, Hyaluronic Acid Joint Injections, Neck ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
721 E Milltown Road
Wooster, OH
 

Dr. David Shewmon is an adult endocrinology specialist in Wooster, OH and Lakewood, OH. He is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Shewmon trained at Michael Reese Hospital for his residency. His areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, osteoporosis, and pituitary tumor. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shewmon honors. Dr. Shewmon is conversant in German. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Thyroid Cancer, Osteoporosis, Diabetes, Pituitary Tumor, High Cholesterol, Thyroid Nodules

Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
1740 Cleveland Road
Wooster, OH
 

Dr. Gina Hild's areas of specialization are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Hild is 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Hild's clinical interests: bunion surgery, plantar warts, and bunions. She accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. She trained at Cleveland Clinic for residency. She has received the following distinctions: Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Class Valedictorian; Chief Resident, 2012 Excellence in Podopediatrics; and Senior Academic Excellence. Dr. Hild is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Main Campus.

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

All Interests: Warts, Foot Surgery, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ultrasound, Bunion Surgery, Plantar Warts, Fungal ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
721 East Milltown Road; Mail Code Wo10
Wooster, OH
 

Dr. Bradley Pierce practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Before completing his residency at Akron General Medical Center, Dr. Pierce attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: ankle fusion, general orthopedics, and knee arthroscopy. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Pierce is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , bursitis, arthritis, shoulder arthritis, musculoskeletal problems, fractures (broken bones), joint problems

All Interests: General Orthopedics, Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Ankle Fusion, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Jeanna Marie Fascione
Specializes in Podiatry
365 Riffel Road; Suite A
Wooster, OH
 

Dr. Jeanna Fascione practices podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) in Wooster, OH, Mentor, OH, and Chardon, OH. Her areas of expertise include diabetic foot ulcers, heel pain, and foot reconstruction. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fascione honors. Her training includes residency programs at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. Dr. Fascione is affiliated with Wooster Community Hospital, West Hospital, and TriPoint Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Wounds, Reconstructive Surgery, Fractures, Ankle Problems, Ankle ... (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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