We found 6 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Humana Platinum HMO near Marinette, WI.

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Dr. Boyd Christopher Lumsden, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3117 Shore Drive
Marinette, WI
 

Dr. Boyd Lumsden is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among Dr. Lumsden's clinical interests: amputation, total shoulder replacement, and tumor. He is professionally affiliated with ThedaCare. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lumsden takes. Dr. Lumsden graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Alabama and a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

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Dr. Joseph Patrick Cullen, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3117 Shore Drive
Marinette, WI
 

Dr. Joseph Cullen is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: amputation, total shoulder replacement, and tumor. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center, Dr. Cullen attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Cullen is professionally affiliated with ThedaCare.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3117 Shore Drive
Marinette, WI
 

Dr. Scott Olvey's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University, Dr. Olvey attended medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin. Areas of expertise for Dr. Olvey include amputation, total shoulder replacement, and tumor. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is professionally affiliated with ThedaCare.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

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Dr. Nathan Lee Van Zeeland, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3117 Shore Drive
Marinette, WI
 

Dr. Nathan Vanzeeland is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Green Bay, WI, Marinette, WI, and Oshkosh, WI. Areas of expertise for Dr. Vanzeeland include amputation, total shoulder replacement, and tumor. He is professionally affiliated with ThedaCare. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and performed his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

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Dr. Jon J Cherney, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3117 Shore Drive
Marinette, WI
 

Dr. Jon Cherney works as a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. His clinical interests include amputation, total shoulder replacement, and tumor. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health for medical school, Dr. Cherney completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin. He is affiliated with ThedaCare.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3117 Shore Drive
Marinette, WI
 

Dr. David Toivonen's areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Toivonen is a graduate of Medical College of Wisconsin. For his residency, Dr. Toivonen trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin. His areas of expertise include amputation, total shoulder replacement, and tumor. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Toivonen is affiliated with ThedaCare.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

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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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