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We found 5 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept BlueSelect Everyday Health 1451 near Hollywood, FL.

Dr. Daniel Bayon Chan, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
1150 N. 35th Avenue; Suite 130
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Chan, who practices in Hollywood, FL, is a medical specialist in orthopedic trauma. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before performing his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Chan attended the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Chan's distinctions include: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, University of Michigan Medical School; Golden Key National Honor Society, Cornell University; and Ho Nun De Kah Honor Society, Cornell University. Dr. Chan is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Relevant Interests: , acetabular fracture

All Interests: Acetabular Fracture

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
1150 N 35 Avenue; Suite 130
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. John Lee is a specialist in orthopedic trauma. He works in Hollywood, FL. He graduated from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. Dr. Lee completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Clinical interests for Dr. Lee include fractures (broken bones) and trauma. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

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

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Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Sports Medicine
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 345
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Jeremy Frank is a specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and pediatric sports medicine. His clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, pain, and sports health. Dr. Frank is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Frank attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Clinical Honors in Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery; Phi Beta Kappa; and Summa Cum Laude equivalent (GPA 4.0/4.0), University of Texas at Austin. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

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

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Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Sports Medicine
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 345
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Randolph Cohen, who practices in Hollywood, FL, Coral Springs, FL, and Boca Raton, FL, is a medical specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and pediatric sports medicine. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Cohen has received distinctions including Boca Raton Super Doctors and South Florida Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Relevant Interests: , metabolic bone disease, osteoporosis, arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

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

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Specializes in Chiropractic
5745 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Jacqueline Valcourt practices chiropractic in Hollywood, FL. These areas are among her clinical interests: temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ), trigger point therapy, and rehabilitation. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Valcourt takes.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Soft Tissue Problems, Trigger Point Therapy, Temporomandibular Joint ... (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.