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We found 9 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept BlueSelect Everyday Health 1451 near Kissimmee, FL.

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

Dr. Gustavo Arriola's specialty is neurosurgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Arriola 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. Dr. Arriola's education and training includes medical school at the University of Salamanca Faculty of Medicine and residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Creighton University. Dr. Arriola is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoarthritis, bone cancer, spinal fracture

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

Dr. Mamta Ved Vijayvargiya, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
737 West Oak Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Mamta Vijayvargiya is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Vijayvargiya's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. After completing medical school at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) and Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Ajmer, she performed her residency at Jersey Shore University Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , soft tissue sarcoma

All Interests: Sickle Cell Disease, Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Stem Cell Transplant, Hemophilia, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Theresa Adadzewa Fynn, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology, Other
Office of Theresa Fynn (satellite Office); City Centre 222 Broadway, Suite 202
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Theresa Fynn is a specialist in adult endocrinology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Fynn include continuous glucose monitoring. Her professional affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center. Before completing her residency at Howard University Hospital, Dr. Fynn attended medical school at the University of Ghana Medical School. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Continuous Glucose Monitoring, Osteoporosis, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Dysmenorrhea

Dr. Hunaldo Jose Villalobos, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
720 W. Oak Street; Suite 111
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Hunaldo Villalobos is a neurosurgery specialist. Dr. Villalobos is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Zulia School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , compression fractures

All Interests: Kyphoplasty, Neuroendoscopy, Disc Replacement, Spine Reconstruction, Cervical Radiculopathy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Conrado Elyeran Talampas, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1506 Village Oak Lane
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Conrado Talampas' area of specialization is general internal medicine. He is affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center. Dr. Talampas 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. After attending the University of the East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center for medical school, he completed his residency training at Coney Island Hospital. Dr. Talampas (or staff) speaks the following languages: Filipino, Sign Language, and Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Depression, Restless Leg Syndrome, Immunization, Hypertension, Heart Problems, Urinalysis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Syed Amir Ahmed, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
1504 Village Oak Lane; Suite A
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Syed Ahmed specializes in adult infectious disease. Dr. Ahmed's professional affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Orlando Health. 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 Westlake Hospital, Resurrection Medical Center, and Rush University Medical Center, Dr. Ahmed attended Dow Medical College for medical school. Dr. Ahmed (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu and Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Cryosurgery, Depression, Immunization, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alexis Rojas, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
Dr. Alexis Rojas Md; 805-1 E. Oak Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Alexis Rojas practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Kissimmee, FL. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center. Dr. Rojas completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Puerto Rico. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Rojas is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Postpartum Issues, Hysteroscopy, Cesarean Section, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Contraception, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jorge Guillermo Otoya, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
737 West Oak Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Jorge Otoya's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology. The average patient rating for Dr. Otoya is 2.5 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in bone marrow biopsy. Dr. Otoya's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center. 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 is a graduate of National University of San Marcos and a graduate of St. Francis Hospital's residency program. Dr. Otoya speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , soft tissue sarcoma

All Interests: Sickle Cell Disease, Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Hemophilia, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Mantle Cell Lymphoma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Irfan Siddique, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
720 W Oak Street; Suite 312
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Irfan Siddique's specialty is general internal medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After attending Nishtar Medical College for medical school, Dr. Siddique completed his residency training at New York Methodist Hospital. Dr. Siddique (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu and Spanish. Dr. Siddique's professional affiliations include Osceola Regional Medical Center and Orlando Health.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Depression, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, Cystic Fibrosis, Sleep Apnea, ... (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.