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We found 6 providers with an interest in arthritis and who accept Humana Silver HMO near Westminster, CO.

Dr. Sourav Poddar, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
7403 Church Ranch Boulevard
Westminister, CO
 

Dr. Sourav Poddar works as a family medicine physician and sports medicine specialist in Aurora, CO, Westminister, CO, and Westminster, CO. In Dr. Poddar's practice, he is particularly interested in injuries, general care, and wounds. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Rose Medical Center. He has received distinctions including Neer Award, American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons; Physicians Recognition Award, American Medical Association; and Community Preceptor of the Year, Rose Family Medicine Residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) and the University Physicians.

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All Interests: Sports Health, Wounds, Fractures, Knee Problems, Strains, Leg Problems, Shoulder Injury, Hip ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey Roy Gagliano, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
9195 Grant Street; Suite 120
Thornton, CO
 

Dr. Jeffrey Gagliano sees patients in Louisville, CO and Thornton, CO. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among Dr. Gagliano's clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He is affiliated with Centura Health. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Gagliano obtained his medical school training at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He speaks Spanish.

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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
3550 Lutheran Parkway; #201
Wheat Ridge, CO
 

Dr. Daniel Ocel is a specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Louisville, CO and Wheat Ridge, CO. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in knee problems, foot problems, and ankle problems. Dr. Ocel is affiliated with Centura Health. Dr. Ocel honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. After completing medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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All Interests: Sports Health, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Problems, Arthritis, Foot ... (Read more)

Dr. David James Schneider, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
8510 Bryant Street; Suite 120
Westminster, CO
 

Dr. David Schneider is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Schneider include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Schneider studied medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. He is affiliated with Centura Health.

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

Dr. Michael Bagley, who practices in Broomfield, CO and Westminster, CO, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Bagley include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Bagley is open to new patients. He attended Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center. Dr. Bagley (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Greek.

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Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3550 Lutheran Parkway; Suite 201
Wheat Ridge, CO
 

Dr. Thomas Eickmann works as an orthopedist. In his practice, he is particularly interested in knee problems and hip problems. He is professionally affiliated with Centura Health. Dr. Eickmann is a graduate of Loma Linda University School of Medicine and a graduate of Loma Linda University Medical Center's residency program. On average, patients gave Dr. Eickmann a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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

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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.