We found 7 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueSelect near Orlando, FL.

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Dr. Daryl Christopher Osbahr, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1222 S Orange Avenue; 5th Floor
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Daryl Osbahr practices pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Osbahr include knee problems, foot problems, and arthroscopic surgery. He is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and Orlando Health. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Hospital for Special Surgery. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

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

Glenn H Osterweil, MS
Specializes in Acupuncture, Podiatry
5449 S Semoran Boulevard; Suite 14
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Glenn Osterweil's specialties are acupuncture and podiatry (foot & ankle medicine). Clinical interests for Dr. Osterweil include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), menstrual disorders, and cancer supportive care. He trained at Genessee Hospital for residency. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Moxibustion, Common Cold, Cupping, Fibromyalgia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jose Antonio Herrera Soto, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1222 S Orange Avenue; 5th Floor
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Jose Herrera practices pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Herrera is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Orlando Health. 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. On average, patients gave Dr. Herrera a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Hip Problems, Elbow Problems, Fractures, Lower Back Problems, Neck Problems, Ankle Problems, Spine ... (Read more)

Dr. George John Haidukewych, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
1222 S Orange Avenue; 5th Floor
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. George Haidukewych is an Orlando, FL physician who specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Dr. Haidukewych's patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. In his practice, he is particularly interested in knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health. 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. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Haidukewych trained at Mayo Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Hip Problems, Replacement Arthroplasty

Dr. Steven Gerard Lester, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
52 West Gore Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Steven Lester is a radiation oncologist in Sanford, FL and Orlando, FL. He attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University for his residency. Dr. Lester is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital and Orlando Health.

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Relevant Interests: , soft tissue sarcoma

All Interests: Larynx Cancer, Liver Cancer, Neck Cancer, Oral Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Tongue ... (Read more)

Dr. Maneesh Gossain, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
52 West Gore Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Maneesh Gossain is a radiation oncology specialist. 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. After completing medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine, Dr. Gossain performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. He is affiliated with Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , soft tissue sarcoma

All Interests: Retinoblastoma, Brain Cancer, Larynx Cancer, Liver Cancer, Oral Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Soft Tissue ... (Read more)

Dr. Hunaldo Jose Villalobos, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
801 N. Orange Avenue; Suite 720
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Hunaldo Villalobos' specialty is neurosurgery. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Villalobos studied medicine at the University of Zulia School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Villalobos trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. Dr. Villalobos is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , compression fractures

All Interests: Kyphoplasty, Neuroendoscopy, Spine Reconstruction, Cervical Radiculopathy, Neurostimulation, ... (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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