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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
310 Exton Commons
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Thomas Whalen works as an adult rheumatologist. His areas of expertise include the following: joint pain, fibromyalgia, and bursitis. Dr. Whalen is affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital. He is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Whalen completed his residency training at Bryn Mawr Hospital. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Whalen include: Top Doctors - Main Line Magazine and Top Doctors - Philadelphia Magazine. Dr. Whalen has an open panel.

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Clinical Interests: Tendonitis, Bursitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Joint Pain, Fibromyalgia, Facet Injection, Joint ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 171
  • Uninsured Cost: $19 - $173
  • Medicare Cost: $12 - $75
Dr. Matthew Ward Schaeffer, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Other
495 Thomas Jones Way; Suite 200
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Matthew Schaeffer is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Clinical interests for Dr. Schaeffer include trigger point injections, facet injection, and radiofrequency rhizotomy. Dr. Schaeffer is affiliated with Penn Medicine. He attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Schaeffer is an in-network provider for Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical Interests: Facet Injection, Radiofrequency Rhizotomy, Trigger Point Injections, Rhizotomy

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 78
  • Uninsured Cost: $189 - $800
  • Medicare Cost: $66 - $211
Dr. Jeffrey Michael Friedman, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
414 Paoli Pike
Malvern, PA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Friedman practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Friedman include multiple sclerosis (MS), bursitis, and pain management. Dr. Friedman is affiliated with Penn Medicine and Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Dr. Friedman is open to new patients. He attended Albany Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Jefferson University Hospitals for residency.

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Clinical Interests: Multiple Sclerosis, Bursitis, Bell's Palsy, Toenail Fungus, Strains, Cerebral Palsy, Sprains, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 37
  • Uninsured Cost: $154 - $193
  • Medicare Cost: $55 - $59
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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
491 John Young Way; Baxter Building Two, Suite 210
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Jennifer Kwan-Morley works as an adult rheumatologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kwan-Morley include osteoporosis, psoriatic arthritis, and bursitis. On average, patients gave Dr. Kwan-Morley a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Kwan-Morley trained at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Dr. Kwan-Morley is affiliated with Main Line Health. She welcomes new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Psoriatic Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Bursitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Facet Injection, Joint ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 140
  • Uninsured Cost: $18 - $237
  • Medicare Cost: $12 - $73
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Specializes in Physiatry
1589 Mcdaniel Drive
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Denis Rogers is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He works in King of Prussia, PA and West Chester, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Rogers include bursitis, facet injection, and radiofrequency rhizotomy. Dr. Rogers takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Rogers completed his residency training at Temple University Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. He is affiliated with Main Line Health. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Ear Pain, Bursitis, Lower Back Problems, Strains, Facet Injection, Sympathetic Nerve Block, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 94
  • Uninsured Cost: $130 - $458
  • Medicare Cost: $66 - $115
Dr. Michael Soonchul Lee, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Other
491 John Young Way; Baxter Building, Suite 100
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Michael Lee works as a physiatrist in Malvern, PA, Phoenixville, PA, and Exton, PA. He studied medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU) for his residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lee include back pain, bursitis, and facet injection. Dr. Lee has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Main Line Health and Phoenixville Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Bursitis, Toenail Fungus, Lower Back Problems, Strains, Facet Injection, Sympathetic Nerve Block, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 37
  • Uninsured Cost: $216 - $1,172
  • Medicare Cost: $68 - $224
Dr. Brian P McDonald, DO
Specializes in Physiatry, Internal Medicine
414 Paoli Pike
Malvern, PA
 

Dr. Brian McDonald is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He attended the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Jefferson University Hospitals for residency. Dr. McDonald takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He is affiliated with Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 24
  • Uninsured Cost: $200
  • Medicare Cost: $55
Dr. Michael Joseph Jaworski, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
795 E Marshall Street; Suite 101
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Michael Jaworski works as a rheumatologist. He is professionally affiliated with Penn Medicine. Dr. Jaworski attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 97
  • Uninsured Cost: $110 - $173
  • Medicare Cost: $50 - $77
Dr. Joseph M Richards, MD, DO
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
414 Paoli Pike
Malvern, PA
 

Dr. Joseph Richards sees patients in Malvern, PA and Bryn Mawr, PA. His medical specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Richards include facet injection, radiofrequency rhizotomy, and sympathetic nerve block. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He studied medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Richards's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Lower Back Problems, Strains, Facet Injection, Sympathetic Nerve Block, Radiofrequency Rhizotomy, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 56
  • Uninsured Cost: $178 - $659
  • Medicare Cost: $70 - $210
Dr. Jeffrey J Citara, DO
Specializes in Physiatry
915 Old Fern Hill Road; Suite One B - A
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Citara specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and practices in West Chester, PA, Kennett Square, PA, and West Grove, PA. Dr. Citara's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. In his practice, he is particularly interested in trigger point injections, osteopathic manipulation, and facet injection. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He studied medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Citara is professionally affiliated with Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Interests: Botox Injection, Osteopathic Manipulation, Torticollis, Facet Injection, Trigger Point Injections

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 52
  • Uninsured Cost: $185 - $800
  • Medicare Cost: $65 - $196
Dr. Charles Justice Odgers IV, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
491 John Young Way; Baxter Building, Suite 100
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Charles Odgers practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include hip replacement, rotator cuff surgery, and facet injection. The average patient rating for Dr. Odgers is 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Odgers trained at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Odgers's professional affiliations include Main Line Health and Phoenixville Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Odgers's office for an appointment.

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Clinical Interests: Tendonitis, Strains, Facet Injection, Arthritis, Sports Injuries, Sprains, Hip Replacement, Rotator ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 182
  • Uninsured Cost: $210
  • Medicare Cost: $64
Dr. Phil Edric Cepeda Zabat, MD
Specializes in Other, Sports Medicine
491 John Young Way; Baxter Building, Suite 210
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Eric Zabat is a sports medicine specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Zabat include sports injuries. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Main Line Health and Phoenixville Hospital. He is a graduate of Our Lady of Fatima University, Fatima College of Medicine and a graduate of Bethesda North Hospital's residency program. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Zabat is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Injuries

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 114
  • Uninsured Cost: $17 - $232
  • Medicare Cost: $12 - $70
Dr. Robert Anthony Ruggiero Jr., MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
491 John Young Way; Baxter Building, Suite 210
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Robert Ruggiero specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Ruggiero average 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include back pain, hip replacement, and rotator cuff surgery. Dr. Ruggiero's hospital/clinic affiliations include Main Line Health and Phoenixville Hospital. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Ruggiero's education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University.

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Clinical Interests: Tendonitis, Bursitis, Spinal Fusion, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Facet Injection, Arthritis, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 176
  • Uninsured Cost: $17 - $247
  • Medicare Cost: $12 - $72
Dr. Kenan S Aksu, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
390 Waterloo Boulevard; Suite 200
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Kenan Aksu is an Exton, PA physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Aksu average 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Aksu include back pain, hip replacement, and bursitis. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Penn Medicine and Main Line Health. Dr. Aksu is accepting new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Ear Pain, Tendonitis, Bursitis, Shoulder Problems, Lower Back Problems, Strains, Facet Injection, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 100
  • Uninsured Cost: $159 - $436
  • Medicare Cost: $66 - $204
Dr. Andrew Steven Frankel, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
780 West Lincoln Highway
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Andrew Frankel's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Frankel include hip replacement, hammer toe, and bursitis. He is affiliated with Penn Medicine and Main Line Health. Dr. Frankel is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Jefferson University Hospitals. The average patient rating for Dr. Frankel is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Frankel is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hyaluronic acid joint injections (viscosupplementation)

All Interests: ACL Injury, Tendonitis, Hyaluronic Acid Joint Injections, Bursitis, Hammer Toe, Reconstructive ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 139
  • Uninsured Cost: $22 - $156
  • Medicare Cost: $12 - $69
Dr. Jonathan Peter Garino, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
491 John Young Way; Suite 210
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Jonathan Garino specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Garino include hip replacement, knee replacement, and joint aspiration (arthrocentesis). Dr. Garino has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Coventry, Aetna HSA, Coventry HSA, and more. Before completing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Dr. Garino attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Garino's hospital/clinic affiliations include Main Line Health and Phoenixville Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Knee Problems, Joint Aspiration, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Osteotomy

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 49
  • Uninsured Cost: $240
  • Medicare Cost: $72

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What is a Joint Injection/Aspiration?

A joint is any area of the body where two bones connect. Due to injury or disease, the space between the two bones can sometimes become swollen and inflamed, which leads to pain and a loss of mobility. Injection and aspiration are two tools that physicians use to treat joint pain locally without needing to perform surgery.

Both injection and aspiration are techniques that involve inserting a needle connected to a syringe directly into the joint. Aspiration involves the removal of excess fluid, and injection is the placement of medication directly into the joint space via the needle. Both procedures may be performed at the same time. In both cases a local anesthetic may be used, the skin will be cleaned and disinfected, and then the needle will be inserted. In some cases, especially if the injection or aspiration is in a large and deep joint such as the hip or spine, ultrasound may be used to guide the needle to the exact location desired.

In some cases, irritation to the joint can cause fluid to build up so significantly that the joint hurts and can no longer move well. Aspiration removes some of the excess fluid and relieves the pressure. In addition, aspiration can be used to provide a sample of joint fluid if it needs to be examined microscopically for the presence of white blood cells, bacteria, or crystal formations.

Certain injuries and diseases that affect joints are inflammatory in nature, such as rheumatoid arthritis, tendonitis or gout. These diseases may be helped by the local injection of anti-inflammatory medications directly into the affected joint. In this case, corticosteroids such as methylprednisone are usually used. Relief from the pain may be felt right away and may last for weeks or even months.

In some cases, such as with osteoarthritis, the cartilage buffer between the two bones wears down and pain comes from bones rubbing against each other. In this case, injection of a lubricating agent such as hyaluronic acid may be beneficial. It provides a slippery cushion between the bones to relieve pain that can last for months.