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We found 13 providers with an interest in arthritis and who accept United Healthcare Silver near Kissimmee, FL.

Dr. John Thomas Littell, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
300 Park Place Boulevard
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. John Littell is a family medicine practitioner. Dr. Littell (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and German. He is affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center. Before completing his residency at Madigan Army Medical Center, Dr. Littell attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Littell's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoarthritis

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Hypertension, Skin Cancer, Fractures, Heart Problems, Sleep Apnea, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Michael Foulk, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
604 Oak Commons Boulevard
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. David Foulk is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Kissimmee, FL and Saint Cloud, FL. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Dr. Foulk is affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center. After completing medical school at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dr. Foulk performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. 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 is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, arthritis

All Interests: Femur Fracture, Fibula Fracture, Tibia Fracture, Sports Health, Shoulder Fracture, Knee Fracture, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
1178 Cypress Glen Circle
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Stefan Pribil's area of specialization is neurosurgery. Dr. Pribil graduated from SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC). His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Pribil (or staff) speaks the following languages: Czech, Slovak, and Russian. He is affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoarthritis

All Interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Meningioma, Neuroendoscopy, Disc Replacement, Spine Reconstruction, ... (Read more)

Dr. Junaid A Syed, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine
3262 Vineland Road; #102
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Junaid Syed takes Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. After attending Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences for medical school, Dr. Syed completed his residency training at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix. Dr. Syed (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Spanish, and Hindi. His professional affiliations include Osceola Regional Medical Center and Orlando Health. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Depression, Immunization, Hypertension, Allergy Skin Testing, Sleep Apnea, Urinalysis, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
720 W Oak Street; Suite 312
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Gustavo Arriola works as a neurosurgeon in Kissimmee, FL. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Salamanca Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Creighton University. Dr. Arriola's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Arriola accepts. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Arriola is affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoarthritis

All Interests: Neuroendoscopy, Spine Reconstruction, Radiculopathy, Bone Cancer, Lower Back Pain, Ear Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Francisco E Noda, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
604 Oak Commons Boulevard
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Francisco Noda practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Kissimmee, FL and Saint Cloud, FL. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Noda is professionally affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center. He graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Puerto Rico. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis

All Interests: Femur Fracture, Revision Elbow Arthroplasty, Fibula Fracture, Tibia Fracture, Shoulder Fracture, ... (Read more)

Dr. Harald James Henningsen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
604 Oak Commons Boulevard
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Harald Henningsen's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Henningsen's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. After completing medical school at the University of Vermont College of Medicine, he performed his residency at Tripler Army Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis

All Interests: Femur Fracture, Fibula Fracture, Ankle Sprain, Tibia Fracture, Shoulder Fracture, Knee Fracture, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
 

Dr. Michael Leddy is an Alexandria, LA physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Leddy include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He takes United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Leddy studied medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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

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Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
604 Oak Commons Boulevard
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Michael Karr's specialty is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Karr include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Karr's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center. He honors Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Karr attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, arthritis, gout, ankylosing spondylitis

All Interests: Prosthetics, Arm Fracture, Revision Elbow Arthroplasty, Fibula Fracture, Ankle Sprain, Tibia ... (Read more)

Dr. James Brian Sandoval Manzanares, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
604 Oak Commons Boulevard
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. James Manzanares' areas of specialization are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; he sees patients in Kissimmee, FL and Fort Myers, FL. Dr. Manzanares accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Mayo Medical School and performed his residency at Olmsted Community Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Fractures, Lower Back Problems, Neck Problems, Arthritis, Spine Problems, Cancer, Tumor, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1101 North Central Avenue
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Saif Rehman's area of specialization is adult nephrology. His clinical interests include hemodialysis. Dr. Rehman is affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Orlando Health. He attended medical school at Dow Medical College. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Meharry Medical College. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , gout

All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Glomerulonephritis, Hyperparathyroidism, Hypertension, Gout, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott S Gordon, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
604 Oak Commons Boulevard
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Scott Gordon's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Gordon obtained his medical school training at New York Medical College and performed his residency at Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gordon accepts. He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout

All Interests: Leg Fracture, Ankle Sprain, Wrist Fracture, Lamina Procedures, Shoulder Fracture, Elbow Fracture, ... (Read more)

Dr. Markus Kornberg, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
604 Oak Commons Boulevard
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Markus Kornberg works as an orthopedist. He is in-network for Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Kornberg is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine. He trained at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth for his residency. His professional affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoarthritis

All Interests: Leg Fracture, Arm Fracture, Wrist Fracture, Lamina Procedures, Elbow Fracture, Hand Fracture, Ankle ... (Read more)

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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.