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Dr. Scott Ian Silas, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1630 Mason Avenue
Daytona Beach, FL
 

Dr. Scott Silas is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Silas include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Dr. Silas 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. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland. Dr. Silas is conversant in French. He is professionally affiliated with Florida Hospital New Smyrna. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

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

Dr. Tamara Denise Clancy, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3635 S. Clyde Morris Boulevard; Suite 900
Port Orange, FL
 

Dr. Tamara Clancy is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. She is especially interested in hand problems, wrist problems, and elbow problems. She is affiliated with Florida Hospital New Smyrna. Dr. Clancy attended medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Clancy trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Alabama. She has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Clancy honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Clancy's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

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Dr. Brian R Hatten, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1165 Dunlawton Avenue; Suite 102
Port Orange, FL
 

Dr. Brian Hatten sees patients in Daytona Beach, FL, Port Orange, FL, and Palm Coast, FL. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hatten's practice is open to new patients. After attending New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

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Dr. Marc Evan Harr, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1630 Mason Avenue; Suite B
Daytona Beach, FL
 

Dr. Marc Harr specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Before completing his residency at Miami Children's Hospital and Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida, Dr. Harr attended medical school at Free University of Brussels. Patients gave Dr. Harr an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. In addition to English, he speaks French. He welcomes new patients.

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

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

Dr. Seema Harichand-Herdt, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
301 Memorial Medical Parkway
Daytona Beach, FL
 

Dr. Seema Harichand-Herdt, who practices in Daytona Beach, FL, Orange City, FL, and Sanford, FL, is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Harichand-Herdt takes. After completing medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. She is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , soft tissue sarcoma

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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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