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We found 8 providers with an interest in arthritis and who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Silver 04/100 near Louisville, CO.

Dr. Matthew Robert Gerlach, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
 

Dr. Matthew Gerlach specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Centura Health. He studied medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Gerlach trained at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gerlach takes. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Gerlach's office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Tumor, Osteoporosis, Fractures, Lower Back Problems, Neck Problems, Arthritis, Spine Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey Roy Gagliano, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1032 S. 88th Street
Louisville, CO
 

Dr. Jeffrey Gagliano practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is conversant in Spanish. These areas are among Dr. Gagliano's clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He is professionally affiliated with Centura Health. He studied medicine at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for residency. Dr. Gagliano accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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All Interests: Sports Health, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
80 Health Park Drive; #230
Louisville, CO
 

Dr. Daniel Ocel practices spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Louisville, CO and Wheat Ridge, CO. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. In his practice, he is particularly interested in knee problems, foot problems, and ankle problems. Dr. Ocel is affiliated with Centura Health. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ocel takes. He studied medicine at Creighton University School of Medicine. Dr. Ocel's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
340 E 1st Avenue; Suite 102
Broomfield, CO
 

Dr. Michael Bagley's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. His residency was performed at Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bagley include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bagley honors. Dr. Bagley (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Greek. Dr. Bagley welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
300 Exempla Circle; Suite 200
Lafayette, CO
 

Dr. Curtis Leonard is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Leonard include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Leonard is affiliated with Centura Health.

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

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Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
80 Health Park Drive; Suite 230
Louisville, CO
 

Dr. Thomas Eickmann works as an orthopedist. His areas of expertise include knee problems and hip problems. Dr. Eickmann is professionally affiliated with Centura Health. He obtained his medical school training at Loma Linda University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Eickmann highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Hip Problems, Knee Problems, Arthritis, Replacement Arthroplasty

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
80 Health Park Drive; Suite 230
Louisville, CO
 

Dr. Michael Shen's medical specialty is spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Shen attended Tufts University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU) for residency. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Shen is professionally affiliated with Centura Health.

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All Interests: Pain, Metabolic Bone Disease, Sports Health, Tumor, Osteoporosis, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
80 Health Park Drive; #230
Louisville, CO
 

Dr. Joseph Hsin specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Hsin completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. Dr. Hsin is professionally affiliated with Centura Health.

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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.