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We found 69 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Coventry Bronze $15 Copay OAHMO near Jenkintown, PA.

Dr. Steven Brad Cohen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2630 Holme Avenue; 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Steven Cohen's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Cohen is 2.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, lower back strain, and soft tissue injury. Dr. Cohen's hospital/clinic affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Riddle Hospital, and Nazareth Hospital. Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cohen accepts. He welcomes new patients. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia, Dr. Cohen attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , achilles tendon problems, shoulder tendonitis, ligament problems, fractures (broken bones), joint problems, tendonitis

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Tendonitis, Knee Pain, Achilles Tendon Problems, Neck Pain, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Eugene Sukpyo Hong, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
10 Shurs Lane; Suite 203
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Eugene Hong's areas of specialization are family medicine and sports medicine. Dr. Hong's clinical interests include concussion, community health issues, and overuse injuries. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health, Drexel Medicine, and Abington Health. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA. He is open to new patients. Before performing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Hong attended Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Hong has received the following distinctions: Named "Top Doctor" by Philadelphia magazine (2013-2016); Honor Award from the Mid Atlantic Regional Chapter, American College of Sports Medicine; and Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Community Health Issues, Sports Health, Musculoskeletal Problems, Ultrasound, Concussion, Overuse ... (Read more)

Dr. Mitchell Kirk Freedman, DO
Specializes in Physiatry
2630 Holme Avenue; 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Mitchell Freedman's medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). These areas are among his clinical interests: knee replacement, lower back strain, and torticollis. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Methodist Hospital. Dr. Freedman obtained his medical school training at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. On average, patients gave Dr. Freedman a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , achilles tendon problems, shoulder tendonitis, bursitis, soft tissue sarcoma, osteomyelitis, ligament problems, bone cancer, sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer), fractures (broken bones), joint problems, osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis)

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Shoulder Pain, Bone Cancer, Sarcoma, Fractures, Lower ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
1200 W. Tabor Road; Mossrehab, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Deepak Mehrotra is an anesthesiology and pain medicine specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mehrotra include foot problems, migraine, and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). He is professionally affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mehrotra honors. Dr. Mehrotra studied medicine at Moti Lal Nehru Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Mehrotra completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville. In addition to English, Dr. Mehrotra (or staff) speaks Hindi and Punjabi.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal Pain, Back Problems, Migraine, Ankle Problems, Arthritis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sommer Hammoud, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2630 Holme Avenue; 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Sommer Hammoud is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Hammoud is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Her clinical interests include lower back strain, torticollis, and elbow pain. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA. She attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Hammoud is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Nazareth Hospital.

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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: Pain, Elbow Pain, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Tendonitis, Knee Pain, Achilles Tendon Problems, Neck ... (Read more)

Dr. Gilbert Lafontant, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
60 Township Line Road
Elkins Park, PA
 

Dr. Gilbert Lafontant is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). For his residency, Dr. Lafontant trained at Temple University Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lafontant (or staff) speaks the following languages: Haitian Creole and French. Dr. Lafontant is professionally affiliated with Fox Chase Cancer Center and Einstein Healthcare Network.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Cancer

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Specializes in Sports Medicine
60 Township Line Road; Ground Floor West Building
Elkins Park, PA
 

Dr. Rosemarie Boehm works as a family practitioner and sports medicine specialist. Her areas of expertise consist of foot problems, women's health issues, and arthritis. Dr. Boehm is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. She is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Back Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Ankle Problems, Arthritis, Sports Injuries, ... (Read more)

Dr. Carmen Amelia Angles, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Other
60 Township Line Road
Elkins Park, PA
 

Dr. Carmen Angles is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) specialist in Elkins Park, PA. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Temple University, Dr. Angles attended Temple University School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Angles include multiple sclerosis (MS) and musculoskeletal problems. Dr. Angles accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Angles is professionally affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Multiple Sclerosis, Musculoskeletal Problems

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
60 Township Line Road; Einstein Elkins Park, Gr. Floor
Elkins Park, PA
 

Dr. Gene Shaffer is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Elkins Park, PA and Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Shaffer studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Temple University Hospital. Areas of expertise for Dr. Shaffer include arthroscopic surgery, foot problems, and arthritis. Patients gave Dr. Shaffer an average rating of 3.0 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. He is professionally affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Problems, Arthritis, Foot Problems

Dr. Thomas H Trojian, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
10 Shurs Lane; Suite 203
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Thomas Trojian is a physician who specializes in family medicine and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: concussion, exercise induced asthma, and stress fractures. Dr. Trojian's hospital/clinic affiliations include Drexel Medicine and Hahnemann University Hospital. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. He is a graduate of Howard University College of Medicine. Dr. Trojian's training includes a residency program at Highland Hospital of the University of Rochester Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Elected Chair of the OAAA Injury Prevention Work Group; 1st Annual JDH Medical Staff Awards of Excellence; and Volunteer Physician of the Year (YMCA Adolescent Girl's Medical Clinic).

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Relevant Interests: , stress fractures, ACL injury, tendonitis

All Interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Tendonitis, Nutrition Issues, Preventive Care, Concussion, Exercise ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Physiatry
60 Township Line Road
Elkins Park, PA
 

Dr. David Van Why is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) specialist in Philadelphia, PA and Elkins Park, PA. He has indicated that his clinical interests include brain injury and electromyography (EMG). He is affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network. Dr. Van Why is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). His residency was performed at Jefferson University Hospitals.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Electromyography, Musculoskeletal Problems, Brain Injury

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Specializes in Physiatry
60 Township Line Road
Elkins Park, PA
 

Dr. Edward Wikoff works as a physiatrist. His areas of clinical interest consist of amputation and musculoskeletal problems. He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Wikoff obtained his medical school training at Temple University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Temple University. Dr. Wikoff is professionally affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Amputation, Musculoskeletal Problems

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Specializes in Physiatry
60 Township Line Road
Elkins Park, PA
 

Dr. Miriam Segal is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Segal include amputation, spinal cord injuries, and stroke. Dr. Segal accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Segal is professionally affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Amputation, Musculoskeletal Problems, Spinal Cord Injuries, Stroke, Brain Injury

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Specializes in Physiatry
201 Old York Road; Suite 100
Jenkintown, PA
 

Dr. Jeffrey North specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and practices in Elkins Park, PA, Philadelphia, PA, and East Norriton, PA. Areas of expertise for Dr. North include pain management, arthritis, and sports health. He is affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network. Dr. North honors 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, Dr. North performed his residency at Temple University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Electromyography, Back Problems, Arthritis, Pain Management

Dr. Nestor Felix Esnaola, MPH, MBA, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Nestor Esnaola is a physician who specializes in surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Esnaola's areas of clinical interest consist of stomach cancer, neuroendocrine tumors, and sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer). His professional affiliations include Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple University Hospital (TUH), and Jeanes Hospital. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Esnaola's training includes residency programs at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Patient ratings for Dr. Esnaola average 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Esnaola has received professional recognition including the following: Selected Member, American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer; Best Doctors in America; and Top Doctor, US News and World Report.

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Relevant Interests: , sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer)

All Interests: Tumor, Pancreatic Cancer, Liver Cancer, Bile Duct Cancer, Abdominal Problems, Small Intestine ... (Read more)

Dr. Christina Shuwai Chu, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Christina Chu practices gynecologic oncology. Her areas of expertise include the following: cervical cancer, sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer), and uterine problems. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. After attending the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dr. Chu completed her residency training at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She has received the following distinctions: Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors, Gynecologic Oncology; Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors, Cervical Cancer and Endometrial Cancer; and the University of Pennsylvania Faculty Teaching Award for Excellence in Resident Education. Dr. Chu's professional affiliations include Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple University Hospital (TUH), and Jeanes Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer)

All Interests: Vulvar Cancer, Sarcoma, Ovarian Disease, Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Uterine Problems

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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.