We found 7 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Humana Platinum near Lighthouse Point, FL.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2701 North East 14th Street Causeway; Suite 5, Pembroke Pines, Floor 33026
Pompano Beach, FL
 

Dr. Babak Sheikh works as an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Lauderdale Lakes, FL, Miramar, FL, and Pompano Beach, FL. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Sheikh attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then went on to complete his residency at Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Sheikh has received the following distinctions: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Sheikh (or staff) speaks Spanish, French, and Persian. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital West. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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)

Specializes in Family Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Sports Medicine
729 E Atlantic Boulevard
Pompano Beach, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Grobman's areas of specialization are family medicine, osteopathic manipulative medicine, and sports medicine. He attended medical school at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Grobman trained at Sparrow Hospital for his residency. His clinical interests include headache, electromyography (EMG), and knee pain. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Grobman accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal pain, bursitis, arthritis, musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Knee Pain, Radiculopathy, Musculoskeletal Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Neuromuscular Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jonathan Craig Hersch, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
6893 Sw 18th Street; Suite F 101
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Jonathan Hersch's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Plantation, FL and Boca Raton, FL. Dr. Hersch's areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 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. Hersch honors. After completing medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, Dr. Hersch performed his residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

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

Dr. David Alan Padden, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1821 Ne 25th Street
Lighthouse Point, FL
 

Dr. David Padden, who practices in Pembroke Pines, FL and Lighthouse Point, FL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Padden has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His clinical interests include knee surgery, hip surgery, and orthopedic surgery. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital West. 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. Padden graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis, fractures (broken bones), osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis)

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

Specializes in Podiatry
7050 W Palmetto Park Road; #18
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Elizabeth Scheiber's specialty is podiatry (foot & ankle medicine). Dr. Scheiber is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. These areas are among her clinical interests: plantar warts, bunions, and toenail fungus. She 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. She is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , bursitis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Warts, Sports Health, Bursitis, Plantar Warts, Toenail Fungus, Morton's Neuroma, Fractures, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Spine Surgery, Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1825 Ne 25th Street
Lighthouse Point, FL
 

Dr. Ricardo Matos sees patients in Lighthouse Point, FL. His medical specialties are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Before performing his residency at Methodist Hospital of Indiana and Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, Dr. Matos attended Ponce School of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Matos accepts. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Broward Health Medical Center (BHMC).

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

All Interests: Pain, Osteoporosis, Fractures, Lower Back Problems, Neck Problems, Arthritis, Spine Problems, Trauma

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2850 North Federal Highway
Lighthouse Point, FL
 

Dr. Dominic Kleinhenz works as an orthopedic surgeon in Lighthouse Point, FL. He attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kleinhenz include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and osteoporosis. Patients gave Dr. Kleinhenz an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He 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.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (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.
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