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We found 130 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept United Healthcare Bronze near Bryn Mawr, PA.

Dr. David Lloyd Rubenstein, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
825 Old Lancaster Road; Suite 200
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. David Rubenstein is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. He is especially interested in arthroscopic surgery and arthritis. Dr. Rubenstein takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Rubenstein completed a residency program at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. Dr. Rubenstein has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Rubenstein has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, ACL injury, tendonitis

All Interests: ACL Injury, Tendonitis, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Eric James Lake, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
525 W Chester Pike; Suite 203
Havertown, PA
 

Dr. Eric Lake's specialties are family medicine and sports medicine. His clinical interests include back pain, concussion, and osteoporosis. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lake studied medicine at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Crozer-Keystone Health System. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Lake include: Resident Physician of the Year Award and "Top Doctors" in Orthopedics, Main Line Today. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Lake's hospital/clinic affiliations include Riddle Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Sports Health, Osteoporosis, Osteopathic Manipulation, Injections, Chronic Pain, Concussion, Back ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Winston Frederick, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
170 North Henderson Road
King of Prusia, PA
 

Dr. Robert Frederick is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Philadelphia, PA, Media, PA, and King of Prussia, PA. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include lower back strain, torticollis, and elbow pain. Dr. Frederick takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Rush Medical College. His training includes a residency program at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. Dr. Frederick is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Riddle Hospital, and Nazareth Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Frederick's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , achilles tendon problems, shoulder tendonitis, bursitis, osteomyelitis, ligament problems, fractures (broken bones), joint problems, osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis), ACL injury, tendonitis

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Neck Pain, Bursitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Girard Ciccotti, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
825 Old Lancaster Avenue; Suite 100, 140 and 200
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. Michael Ciccotti's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ciccotti include lower back strain, torticollis, and soft tissue injury. Dr. Ciccotti's professional affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Methodist Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Ciccotti is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine and a graduate of Jefferson University Hospitals' residency program. He has received distinctions including Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011,2010.

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Relevant Interests: , achilles tendon problems, shoulder tendonitis, bursitis, osteomyelitis, ligament problems, fractures (broken bones), joint problems, osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis), tendonitis

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Shoulder Pain, ... (Read more)

Matthew Grady, MD, FAAP, CAQSM
Specializes in Pediatric Sports Medicine, General Pediatrics
550 South Goddard Boulevard
King of Prussia, PA
 

Dr. Matthew Grady practices pediatric sports medicine and general pediatrics. Clinical interests for Dr. Grady include strains, back pain, and concussion. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Dr. Grady accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and a graduate of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's residency program.

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Relevant Interests: , stress fractures, sprains, ACL injury

All Interests: ACL Injury, Sever's Disease, Overuse Injuries, Strains, Sprains, Concussion, Growth Plate Injuries, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bradley Jason Smith, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
100 E Lancaster Avenue; Mob East #450
Wynnewood, PA
 

Dr. Bradley Smith is a physician who specializes in family medicine and sports medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Smith include strains, exercise induced asthma, and sports health. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Smith is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and a graduate of Jefferson University Hospitals' residency program. He has received professional recognition including the following: Member: Alpha Omega Alpha, National Medical Honor Society. He is affiliated with Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Smith is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sprains

All Interests: Sports Health, Strains, Sprains, Concussion, Exercise Induced Asthma

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Specializes in Physiatry
525 West Chester Pike; Suite 203
Havertown, PA
 

Dr. Kelly Scollon-Grieve works as a physiatrist. Her areas of expertise include spinal pain, musculoskeletal injuries, and sports injuries. Dr. Scollon-Grieve's professional affiliations include Bryn Mawr Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. Before completing her residency at The University Hospital, Newark and Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Dr. Scollon-Grieve attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Scollon-Grieve accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal injuries, musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Injuries, Ultrasound, Spinal Pain, Musculoskeletal Problems, Spinal Injection, ... (Read more)

Dr. Zachary David Hauser, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
525 W Chester Pike; Suite 203
Havertown, PA
 

Dr. Zachary Hauser's areas of specialization are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine; he sees patients in Havertown, PA. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Main Line Health and Crozer-Keystone Health System. Dr. Hauser is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He is open to new patients. He studied medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Electromyography, Ablation, Musculoskeletal Problems, Injections, Spine Problems

Dr. Christopher Cloyd Dodson, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
825 Old Lancaster Avenue; Suite 100, 140 and 200
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. Christopher Dodson practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is a graduate of Brown University, Alpert Medical School and a graduate of Hospital for Special Surgery's residency program. Dr. Dodson's clinical interests include lower back strain, elbow pain, and shoulder tendonitis. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Methodist Hospital. Dr. Dodson is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , achilles tendon problems, shoulder tendonitis, bursitis, osteomyelitis, ligament problems, fractures (broken bones), joint problems, osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis), tendonitis

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Shoulder Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Joseph Cabry Jr., MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
525 W Chester Pike; Suite 203
Havertown, PA
 

Dr. Robert Cabry is a family practitioner and sports medicine specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Cabry include musculoskeletal problems. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. Before performing his residency at Crozer-Keystone Health System, Dr. Cabry attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school. He has received professional recognition including the following: "Top Doctors" in Sports Medicine; Philadelphia magazine; and Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Cabry is affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Overuse Injuries, Musculoskeletal Problems

Dr. Theodore David Conliffe Jr., MD
Specializes in Physiatry
234 Mall Boulevard; The Atrium Building Suite G30
King of Prussia, PA
 

Dr. Theodore Conliffe is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). The average patient rating for Dr. Conliffe is 3.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Conliffe include lower back strain, torticollis, and soft tissue injury. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Workers' Compensation, and more. Before performing his residency at Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Dr. Conliffe attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Kennedy Health System, Virtua Voorhees Hospital, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bursitis, rheumatoid arthritis, ligament problems, fractures (broken bones), joint problems, tendonitis

All Interests: Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lower Back Pain, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Demetrios Menegos, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
100 E Lancaster Avenue; Lankenau Med Ctr Mob East Suite 256
Wynnewood, PA
 

Dr. Demetrios Menegos works as a family medicine physician and sports medicine specialist. His areas of expertise include concussion, strains, and back pain. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Menegos studied medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Menegos is affiliated with Lankenau Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sprains, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Plantar Fasciitis, Neck Pain, Overuse Injuries, Fractures, Strains, Sprains, Concussion, Back Pain

Dr. John Michael Vasudevan, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
250 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA
 

Dr. John Vasudevan, who practices in Philadelphia, PA and Radnor, PA, is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Vasudevan is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. For his professional training, Dr. Vasudevan completed residency programs at Tucson Medical Center and Jefferson University Hospitals. These areas are among his clinical interests: elbow pain, sports health, and hip pain. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Vasudevan is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal pain, bursitis, tendonitis

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Hip Pain, Musculoskeletal Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Sports Medicine
525 West Chester Pike; Suite 203
Havertown, PA
 

Dr. Adriana Prawak is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), pain medicine, and electrodiagnostic medicine specialist. She graduated from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and then she performed her residency at Temple University Hospital. The average patient rating for Dr. Prawak is 4.0 stars out of 5. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Prawak honors. She has received the following distinction: "Top Doctors" in Orthopedics, Main Line Today. In addition to English, Dr. Prawak speaks Ukrainian. She is affiliated with Lankenau Medical Center and Crozer-Keystone Health System. Dr. Prawak's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Spine Problems

Dr. Peter Charles Vitanzo Jr., MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
234 Mall Boulevard; The Atrium Building Suite G30
King of Prussia, PA
 

Dr. Peter Vitanzo practices family medicine and sports medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: lower back strain, torticollis, and elbow pain. Dr. Vitanzo is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Vitanzo trained at Duke University Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Vitanzo average 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Vitanzo honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Vitanzo has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , achilles tendon problems, shoulder tendonitis, bursitis, osteomyelitis, ligament problems, fractures (broken bones), joint problems, osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis), ACL injury

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Shoulder Pain, Lower Back ... (Read more)

Christina L. Master, MD, FAAP, CAQSM
Specializes in Pediatric Sports Medicine, General Pediatrics
550 South Goddard Boulevard
King of Prussia, PA
 

Dr. Christina Master specializes in pediatric sports medicine and general pediatrics and practices in Chalfont, PA, Philadelphia, PA, and King of Prussia, PA. Her clinical interests include strains, back pain, and concussion. Dr. Master is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). She accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, she performed her residency at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Relevant Interests: , stress fractures, sprains, ACL injury

All Interests: ACL Injury, Sever's Disease, Overuse Injuries, Strains, Sprains, Concussion, Growth Plate Injuries, ... (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.