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Dr. Charles Cole Nofsinger, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
13330 Usf Laurel Drive
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Charles Nofsinger is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Nofsinger attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He trained at Hospital for Special Surgery for his residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Nofsinger include ankle sprain, hip injury, and neck problems. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Nofsinger takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He speaks Swedish. Dr. Nofsinger is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, the University of South Florida (USF) Health, and James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital (JAHVH). He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , biceps tendon injury, ankle sprain, osteoarthritis, arthritis, musculoskeletal problems, sprains, fractures (broken bones), ACL injury

All Interests: Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Eddy Lewis Echols Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
13020 Telecom Parkway North
Temple Terrace, FL
 

Dr. Eddy Echols' medical specialty is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Echols's areas of expertise consist of replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement) and musculoskeletal problems. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Dr. Echols attended Meharry Medical College for medical school. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, South Bay Hospital, and Brandon Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems, fractures (broken bones)

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

Dr. David Leffers, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
13330 Usf Laurel Drive; Stc 3rd Floor
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. David Leffers specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine and practices in Tampa, FL. Dr. Leffers's education and training includes medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine and residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. His areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, ankle sprain, and hip injury. The average patient rating for Dr. Leffers is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Leffers takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , biceps tendon injury, ankle sprain, osteoarthritis, arthritis, sprains, fractures (broken bones), ACL injury

All Interests: Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Chi-Ching Chan, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
2727 Dr. Mlk Jr. Boulevard; Suite 320
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. John Chan, who practices in Lutz, FL and Tampa, FL, is a medical specialist in orthopedic trauma, adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery, and sports medicine. He speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include knee problems, radial keratotomy, and ganglion cyst. Dr. Chan is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, BayCare Medical Group, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Dr. Chan attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Chan 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.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoarthritis, arthritis, bone problems, musculoskeletal problems, sprains, fractures (broken bones), joint problems

All Interests: Radial Keratotomy, Sports Health, Elbow Problems, Implant Surgery, Shoulder Problems, Bone ... (Read more)

Dr. Eaton I Yen, DO
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
13000 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Eaton Yen is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Yen include pain management. He is affiliated with James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital (JAHVH). After completing medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Yen performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Yen has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Yen honors.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Neck Pain, Musculoskeletal Problems, Back Pain, Headache, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
13020 N Telecom Parkway
Temple Terrace, FL
 

Dr. Seth Gasser's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Temple Terrace, FL and Tampa, FL. Dr. Gasser is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He has indicated that his clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, sports health, and trauma. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

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

Dr. Damian Abel Laber, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
13330 Usf Laurel Drive
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Damian Laber is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Laber include bladder cancer, esophageal cancer, and bleeding. Dr. Laber's professional affiliations include Moffitt Cancer Center and the University of South Florida (USF) Health. Before completing his residency at Huron Hospital, Dr. Laber attended medical school at the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Laber is 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Laber has received professional recognition including the following: Best Teaching Faculty, University of Louisville, JG Brown Cancer Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer)

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Bleeding, Kidney Cancer, Sarcoma, Skin Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Colon Cancer, Leukemia, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
13801 Bruce B Downs Boulevard; Suite 406
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Kimberly Smith specializes in adult rheumatology. Dr. Smith's average rating from her patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: back pain, trigger point injections, and joint injections. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Smith honors. She graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. Dr. Smith trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) for residency. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Her professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , tendonitis

All Interests: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Shoulder Problems, Spinal Stenosis, Trigger Point Injections, Lupus, Back ... (Read more)

Dr. Kathryn Lane Hall, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
13330 Usf Laurel Drive
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Kathryn Hall is a specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Her clinical interests include juvederm, nasal fractures, and facelift. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Hall graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and then she performed her residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. Dr. Hall's distinctions include: Resident Research Competition 2nd Place, Northeastern Ohio Otolarygology Association; Scientific Contest 3rd Place, Metro Health Medical Center Scientific Contest; and Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation, American Medical Women's Association Inc. She is professionally affiliated with Moffitt Cancer Center, the University of South Florida (USF) Health, and James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital (JAHVH). She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , nasal fractures

All Interests: Deviated Septum, Nasal Fractures, Eyelid Problems, Juvederm, Facelift, Brow Lift, Facial Problems, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
13020 N Telecom Parkway
Temple Terrace, FL
 

Dr. Alfred Hess' medical specialty is hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among Dr. Hess's clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and arthritis. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and performed his residency at Tampa General Hospital and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts 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: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Hand ... (Read more)

Dr. Geoffrey Alan Cronen, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
14547 Bruce B Downs Boulevard; Suite C
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Geoffrey Cronen's specialties are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Cronen's average rating from his patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. In his practice, he is particularly interested in spinal deformity and cervical (neck) spine problems. His professional affiliations include Florida Medical Clinic and Tampa General Hospital (TGH). Dr. Cronen honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University, Dr. Cronen attended medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

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

All Interests: Sports Health, Fractures, Cervical Spine Problems, Spinal Deformity, Arthritis, Spine Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. David J Schulak, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
13701 Bruce B Downs Boulevard; Suite 115
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. David Schulak is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include knee problems, spine problems, and hip problems. Dr. Schulak attended medical school at Yale School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Schulak trained at Summa Akron City Hospital, Akron Children's Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. His average patient rating is 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. Dr. Schulak's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, arthritis

All Interests: Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Knee Problems, Arthritis, Spine Problems, Replacement Arthroplasty

Dr. Henry Claude Sagi, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
13020 Telecom Parkway
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. H. Sagi's medical specialty is orthopedic trauma. His areas of expertise include fractures (broken bones) and trauma. He is affiliated with the University of Washington (UW) Medicine. Dr. Sagi takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Dr. Sagi attended medical school at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Ottawa for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Fractures, Lower Back Problems, Neck Problems, Spine Problems, Trauma

Dr. Roy W Sanders, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Foot & Ankle Surgery
13020 N Telecom Parkway
Temple Terrace, FL
 

Dr. Roy Sanders' areas of specialization are orthopedic trauma and foot & ankle surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Sanders average 3.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include foot problems and ankle problems. Dr. Sanders is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Sanders is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Fractures, Musculoskeletal Problems, Ankle Problems, Foot Problems, Trauma

Dr. Juan S Uribe, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
12901 Bruce B Downs Boulevard
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Juan Uribe's area of specialization is neurosurgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include scoliosis, spinal cord injuries, and neuropathic pain. Dr. Uribe is professionally affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health and James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital (JAHVH). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Uribe is accepting new patients. After attending the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). He has received distinctions including Best Research Abstract, Annual SOLAS Meeting and Plantinum Annual Research Award, University of South Florida.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, spinal fracture

All Interests: Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Scoliosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Spine ... (Read more)

Dr. John Martin Small, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
13020 N Telecom Parkway
Temple Terrace, FL
 

Dr. John Small is a physician who specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Small include back pain, scoliosis, and minimally invasive spine surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Small 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. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. He is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Spinal Procedures, Scoliosis, Fractures, Lower Back Problems, Neck Problems, Spine Problems, Spinal ... (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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