We found 30 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept PHCS EPO near Hoffman Estates, IL.

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Dr. John V Prunskis, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
650 E Devon
Itasca, IL
 

Dr. John Prunskis, who practices in Elgin, IL, McHenry, IL, and Barrington, IL, is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Prunskis's areas of expertise include phantom limb pain, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), and pain management. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Centegra Health System, and Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks. He is an in-network provider for Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Rush Medical College. Dr. Prunskis trained at the University of Chicago Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver for residency. He has received the following distinction: US News Top Doctor. In addition to English, Dr. Prunskis (or staff) speaks Lithuanian and Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , joint pain, arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Facial Pain, Sports Health, Hip Pain, Neck Pain, Work Injuries, Shoulder Pain, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel Thomas Kuesis, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2380 Lakewood Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Daniel Kuesis' medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Kuesis attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Duke University Medical Center for residency. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, ACL reconstruction, and carpal tunnel surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Kuesis is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kuesis is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Center and St. Alexius Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Partial Hip Replacement, Partial ... (Read more)

Dr. Ankur M Chhadia, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 565, Eberle Building
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Ankur Chhadia's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. His areas of expertise include the following: hip replacement, knee replacement, and carpal tunnel surgery. Dr. Chhadia is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare POS. In addition to English, he speaks Gujarati. Dr. Chhadia is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Center and St. Alexius Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones), joint problems

All Interests: Dupuytren's Contracture, Elbow Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle ... (Read more)

Dr. Terri L Dallas-Prunskis, MD
Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
650 E Devon
Itasca, IL
 

Dr. Terri Dallas-Prunskis practices interventional pain medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dallas-Prunskis include phantom limb pain, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), and pain management. She is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Center and Centegra Health System. She graduated from Howard University College of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Howard University Hospital. Dr. Dallas-Prunskis is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , joint pain, arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Facial Pain, Hip Pain, Work Injuries, Shoulder Problems, Joint Pain, Fractures, Interstitial ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey Aaron Murray, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2380 Lakewood Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Murray is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. He has indicated that his clinical interests include sports health and fractures (broken bones). He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Center and St. Alexius Medical Center. Before completing his residency at Duke University Medical Center, Dr. Murray attended medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems, fractures (broken bones), ACL injury

All Interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Fractures, Musculoskeletal Problems

Dr. Sean Daniel Odell, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
375 S Roselle Road
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Sean Odell works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Odell include steroid injections, ACL reconstruction, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Odell's professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center and St. Alexius Medical Center. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Delphi, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Odell attended medical school at Rush Medical College.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Fractures, Arthritis, Trigger Point Injections, Steroid Injections, Carpal Tunnel ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
901 West Biesterfield Road; Suite 300
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Eugene Lopez's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Lopez's areas of expertise include carpal tunnel surgery, sports health, and open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Center and St. Alexius Medical Center. Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lopez honors. Before performing his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center, Dr. Lopez attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, joint problems, ACL injury

All Interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Shoulder Problems, Partial Hip Replacement, Partial Knee Replacement, ... (Read more)

Dr. Howard I Freedberg, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 565, Eberle Building
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Howard Freedberg specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine and practices in Bartlett, IL, Elgin, IL, and Elk Grove Village, IL. The average patient rating for Dr. Freedberg is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Freedberg's areas of expertise include carpal tunnel surgery, sports health, and ankle problems. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delphi, and Workers' Compensation. He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. He has received professional recognition including the following: US News Top Doctor. Dr. Freedberg's hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center and St. Alexius Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones), joint problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Partial Knee Replacement, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bruce J Goldberg, MD
Specializes in Podiatry, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1555 Barrington Road; Suite 205, Building 1
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Bruce Goldberg is a podiatrist, orthopedic surgeon, and sports medicine specialist. The average patient rating for Dr. Goldberg is 3.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, knee replacement, and overuse injuries. Dr. Goldberg's hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center and St. Alexius Medical Center. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He studied medicine at Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Dr. Goldberg's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Lower Back Pain, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard S Rabinowitz, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
929 West Higgins Road
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Richard Rabinowitz is a spine surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Rabinowitz's areas of expertise include the following: cervical laminectomy, kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), and tumor. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Rabinowitz's hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center and St. Alexius Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Posterior Spinal Fusion, Anterior Spinal Fusion, Cervical Laminectomy, Kyphoplasty, Artificial Disc ... (Read more)

Richard Royal Leitzen
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
403 Irving Park Road
Streamwood, IL
 

Dr. Richard Leitzen is a foot doctor and foot and ankle surgeon in Wheaton, IL, Streamwood, IL, and Niles, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Leitzen include diabetes, nail issues, and diabetic foot ulcers. Dr. Leitzen honors Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS, in addition to other insurance carriers. He trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Medical Center, and St. Alexius Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , ligament problems, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Fractures, Ligament Problems, Laser Treatment, Physical Therapy Treatment, Diabetes, Nail Issues, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sanjay Kirit Patari, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1585 N Barrington Road; Suite 101
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Sanjay Patari's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Hoffman Estates, IL, Bloomingdale, IL, and Calumet Park, IL. His average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Patari's clinical interests include heel surgery, finger joint replacement, and cervical (neck) spine problems. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center, St. Alexius Medical Center, and Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks. Dr. Patari honors Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Patari (or staff) is conversant in Gujarati and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal injuries, ligament problems, arthritis, bone problems, ACL injury, ankle fracture

All Interests: Finger Joint Replacement, Heel Surgery, ACL Injury, Ankle Fracture, Wrist Replacement, Wrist ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard William Broderick, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
880 W. Central Road; Suite 6100
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Richard Broderick's area of specialization is neurosurgery. Dr. Broderick attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and subsequently trained at the University of Kentucky Medical Center for residency. His areas of expertise include laminectomy, carpal tunnel surgery, and kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Broderick has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center, OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center, and St. Alexius Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems

All Interests: Posterior Spinal Fusion, Anterior Spinal Fusion, Kyphoplasty, Anterior Cervical Fusion, Posterior ... (Read more)

Dr. Bryan Andrew Bertoglio, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurosurgery
1555 Barrington Road; Suite 2400, Building 3
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Bryan Bertoglio's area of specialization is pediatric neurosurgery. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school, Dr. Bertoglio completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Iowa. His areas of expertise include carpal tunnel surgery, cervical laminectomy, and artificial disc replacement. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bertoglio accepts. He is affiliated with Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale, Adventist Medical Center La Grange, and Alexian Brothers Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Disc Problems, Artificial Disc Replacement, Lower Back Pain, Fractures, Lumbar Spine Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Franklin Albert Marden, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Radiology, Interventional Neuroradiology, Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Radiology
800 Biesterfield Road; Eberle Building, Suite 610
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Franklin Marden practices pediatric radiology, interventional neuroradiology, and vascular & interventional radiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Marden include brain aneurysm, carotid artery stenting, and stroke. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and performed his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale, Adventist Medical Center La Grange, and Alexian Brothers Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , compression fractures

All Interests: Kyphoplasty, Compression Fractures, Vascular Problems, Aneurysm, Arteriovenous Malformation, ... (Read more)

Chirag H Shah
Specializes in Acupuncture, Chiropractic
455 S. Roselle Road; Suite 104
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Chirag Shah works as an acupuncturist and chiropractor in Hoffman Estates, IL and Schaumburg, IL. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Shah include migraine, applied kinesiology, and orthotics. Dr. Shah is professionally affiliated with St. Alexius Medical Center. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Shah (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Gujarati and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , muscle pain, trigger points, arthritis, tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis)

All Interests: Sports Health, Auto Injuries, Massage, Fibromyalgia, Migraine, Tennis Elbow, Physical Therapy ... (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.
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