We found 8 providers with an interest in arthritis and who accept Coventry Bronze $15 Copay OAHMO near Hershey, PA.

Dr. Joseph Lawrence Enama, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Joseph Enama is an adult rheumatology specialist. His areas of clinical interest consist of osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and scleroderma. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Enama studied medicine at Penn State College of Medicine. Dr. Enama's training includes a residency program at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. He is affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis

All Interests: Osteoporosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Scleroderma, Rheumatic Diseases

Dr. Charles M Davis III, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Charles Davis is an adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery specialist in Hershey, PA. His clinical interests include knee replacement, knee arthritis, and hip revision. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. Dr. Davis's education and training includes medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and residency at Mayo Clinic. He has received the following distinctions: Back to Search Results; American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery certification; and Best Doctors in America. Dr. Davis is professionally affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis, arthritis

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Knee Arthroplasty, Hip Pain, Hip Problems, Knee Pain, Hip Arthroplasty, Hip ... (Read more)

Dr. Carole Elizabeth Copeland, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
500 University Drive, P.o., Box 850, Department of Orthopaedics And.; Division of Orthopaedic Trauma
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Carol Copeland's areas of specialization are orthopedic trauma and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery; she sees patients in Hershey, PA. Her areas of clinical interest consist of shoulder fracture, bone infection, and elbow fracture. Dr. Copeland is professionally affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. She attended Wake Forest University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at the University of Maryland Medical Center for residency. She honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Copeland has received distinctions including Howard Rosen Teaching Award, AO North America; Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Citation (American Women's Medical Association); and Alpha Omega Alpha (Wake Forest Univ., Winston-Salem, NC).

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Shoulder Fracture, Elbow Fracture, Bone Infection, Fractures, Pelvic Problems, Arthritis

Dr. April Dawn Armstrong, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
30 Hope Drive Ec089; Box 859
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. April Armstrong sees patients in Hershey, PA. Her medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. After attending The University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with The University of Western Ontario. In Dr. Armstrong's practice, she is particularly interested in rotator cuff tear, shoulder arthroscopy, and elbow arthroscopy. She is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Armstrong is professionally affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Elbow Arthroscopy, Elbow Problems, Elbow Surgery, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Surgery, Total ... (Read more)

Dr. Aman Dhawan, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Aman Dhawan practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in Hershey, PA. Before performing his residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Dr. Dhawan attended Albany Medical College for medical school. His areas of expertise include hip arthroscopy, shoulder arthritis, and rotator cuff tear. Dr. Dhawan accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , shoulder arthritis

All Interests: Knee Ligament Injuries, ACL Injury, Hip Problems, Hip Arthroscopy, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Randy Milton Hauck, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
500 University Drive; Milton S. Hershey Med Center, H071
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Randy Hauck's areas of specialization are plastic surgery and hand surgery. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. He trained at Polyclinic Medical Center and Penn State Hershey Medical Center for residency. Dr. Hauck's clinical interests include microsurgery, congenital hand surgery, and dupuytren's contracture. He takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. Dr. Hauck is professionally affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hand arthritis

All Interests: Tumor, Tendon Injury, Microsurgery, Dupuytren's Contracture, Wrist Problems, Congenital Hand ... (Read more)

Dr. Brandt Park Groh, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Rheumatology
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Brandt Groh, who practices in Hershey, PA, is a medical specialist in pediatric rheumatology. In his practice, Dr. Groh focuses on psoriatic arthritis and immune disorders. He is affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Dr. Groh attended Medical College of Wisconsin for medical school and subsequently trained at Madigan Army Medical Center for residency. Dr. Groh's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry.

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Relevant Interests: , psoriatic arthritis, arthritis

All Interests: Psoriatic Arthritis, Arthritis, Infections, Immune Disorders

Jarrett D Cain, MS
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Jarrett Cain's specialties are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. He practices in Hershey, PA. He has a special interest in heel pain, hammer toe, and arthritis. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. Dr. Cain trained at West Jersey Health System for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Tendonitis, Hammer Toe, Heel Pain, Arthritis, Bunions, Foot Problems, Injuries

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What is Arthritis?

Arthritis is a painful disease of the joints. There are many different kinds of arthritis with various causes, but they all lead to pain and inflammation of joints such as the hip, knee, or wrist. Arthritis affects people of all ages, races, and genders, but it is more common in women and older people. It is the leading cause of disability in the United States.

Symptoms of arthritis include swelling, pain, and stiffness. They can occur in a single joint or throughout the body. It is common for symptoms to come and go, known as flares. In some kinds of arthritis, flares may be caused by specific triggers, such as exercise, stress, or an allergic reaction.

By far the two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis happens when wear and tear on joints breaks down the cartilage between two moving bones. In a healthy person, cartilage cushions and lubricates the bones so they can glide over each other as they move. When the cartilage becomes thin or tears, the ends of bones rub and cause pain. In rheumatoid arthritis, the body’s own immune system becomes confused and attacks joint cartilage, weakening it and causing inflammation.

Treatment for arthritis depends on the specific type, but it may include:
  • Avoiding arthritis triggers
  • Hot or cold therapy, such as ice or hot packs
  • Oral or injected medications, such as corticosteroids, NSAIDs, and biologics
  • Physical therapy and gentle exercises
  • Surgery to repair or replace damaged joints

In many types of arthritis, early treatment can prevent more serious damage to your joints, keeping your symptoms in check. Whatever stage you are in, help exists to let you stay active and manage pain. There are many options to get you moving again.
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