- 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
We found 3 providers with an interest in arthritis and who accept First Health near Clearwater, FL.
Dr. William Cottrell practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Cottrell is professionally affiliated with BayCare Physician Partners, Bardmoor Surgery Center, and Morton Plant Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He has an open panel. Dr. Cottrell obtained his medical school training at the University of Florida College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Alabama. In addition to English, Dr. Cottrell speaks Spanish.
Relevant Interests: , arthritis
All Interests: Sports Health, Auto Injuries, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee ... (Read more)
Dr. Gordon Zuerndorfer practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Clearwater, FL. Dr. Zuerndorfer's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Zuerndorfer include knee problems, carpal tunnel syndrome, and laser surgery. He takes 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 Boston University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center and Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. His professional affiliations include BayCare Alliant Hospital, Mease Countryside Hospital, and Mease Dunedin Hospital.
Relevant Interests: , osteoarthritis, arthritis, gout
All Interests: Auto Injuries, Foot Surgery, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Implant Surgery, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)
Dr. Austin Kramer's specialty is podiatry (foot & ankle medicine). His areas of expertise include the following: ingrown toenails, plantar warts, and sports health. He is professionally affiliated with Largo Medical Center. Dr. Kramer is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. He speaks Spanish.
Relevant Interests: , gout
All Interests: Sports Health, Plantar Fasciitis, Tendonitis, Cysts, Cellulitis, Ultrasound, Wounds, Hammer Toe, ... (Read more)