We found 9 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems near Boynton Beach, FL.

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Dr. Marc Francis Matarazzo, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
6056 Boynton Beach Boulevard; Suite 245
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Marc Matarazzo is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Atlantis, FL, Boynton Beach, FL, and Lake Worth, FL. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Matarazzo attended Temple University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Hahnemann University Hospital for residency. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include South Florida Super Doctors and Boca Raton Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Matarazzo is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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

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

Dr. Julian Anthony Cameron, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6080 W Boynton Beach Boulevard; Suite 100
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Julian Cameron's medical specialty is spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Cameron is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and Aetna insurance. After completing medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Howard University Hospital. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Cameron is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Pain, Neck Problems, Disabilities, Arthritis, Spine Problems, Lower Back Problems

Dr. Jeffery Scott Rosenfield, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6056 Boynton Beach Boulevard; Suite 245
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Rosenfield practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Lake Worth, FL, Atlantis, FL, and Boynton Beach, FL. He is affiliated with Bethesda Health. Dr. Rosenfield accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before completing his residency at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, Dr. Rosenfield attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. He is conversant in Spanish.

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

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

Dr. Juan F Agudelo-Rivera, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
180 Jfk Drive
Atlantis, FL
 

Dr. Juan Agudelo's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Agudelo is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Hip Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Replacement Arthroplasty, ... (Read more)

Dr. Elvis L Grandic, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
2828 Seacrest Boulevard; Suite 2828
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Elvis Grandic's area of specialization is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. On average, patients gave Dr. Grandic a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Grandic include knee problems and hip problems. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Grandic (or staff) speaks Croatian and Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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

Said A Korany
Specializes in Acupuncture
3411 Woolbright Road
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Mr. Said Korany is an acupuncturist in Boynton Beach, FL. His areas of expertise include the following: hepatitis, infertility, and nambudripad's allergy elimination techniques (NAET). Mr. Korany (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic, Spanish, and Haitian Creole.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Hepatitis, Infertility, Nambudripad's Allergy Elimination Techniques, Sports Health, Headache, ... (Read more)

Carmion M Pope
Specializes in Acupuncture
1325 South Congress Avenue; Suite 207
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Ms. Carmion Pope practices acupuncture in Boynton Beach, FL. Her clinical interests include menstrual disorders, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), and homeopathic treatment.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Gastrointestinal Problems, Menstrual Disorders, Homeopathic Treatment, Migraine, Infertility, ... (Read more)

Weihong Yuan
Specializes in Acupuncture
Acupuncture Dr Yuan; Also Serving
Delray Beach, FL
 

Ms. Weihong Yuan specializes in acupuncture and practices in Boca Raton, FL, Delray Beach, FL, and Deerfield Beach, FL. Ms. Yuan's areas of expertise include hepatitis, infertility, and sports health. She speaks Chinese.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Hepatitis, Infertility, Sports Health, Headache, Nutrition Issues, Osteoporosis, Chronic Fatigue ... (Read more)

Rodney Dunetz
Specializes in Acupuncture
Acupuncture Delray Beach - Dunetz Wellness Center
Delray Beach, FL
 

Mr. Rodney Dunetz specializes in acupuncture. His areas of expertise include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), homeopathic treatment, and migraine. The average patient rating for Mr. Dunetz is 5.0 stars out of 5.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Gastrointestinal Problems, Homeopathic Treatment, Migraine, Sports Health, Headache, ... (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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