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We found 9 providers with an interest in arthritis and who accept United Healthcare Navigate HMO near West Palm Beach, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
Rheumatologic and Immunologic Disease; Florida, West Palm Beach, Mail Code Weston Clinic
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. John Donohue's specialty is adult rheumatology. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Donohue include knee injury, musculoskeletal pain, and joint injections. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Donohue is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoarthritis, arthritis

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Pain, Bursitis, Joint Aspiration, Arthritis, Knee Injury, Tendonitis, Joint ... (Read more)

Dr. Bruce A Champagne, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
Florida
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Bruce Champagne is an internist in West Palm Beach, FL. Dr. Champagne's education and training includes medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and residency at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York. His clinical interests include cancer screening, depression, and adolescent issues. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Champagne accepts. Dr. Champagne has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Champagne (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Restless Leg Syndrome, Men's Health Issues, Bronchitis, Bursitis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Family Medicine
Family Medicine Florida; Associate Staff, Florida, West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Dana Jacobs is a West Palm Beach, FL physician who specializes in family medicine. These areas are among her clinical interests: breast pain, acne, and sports physicals. Dr. Jacobs is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. Before performing her residency at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, Dr. Jacobs attended Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. Dr. Jacobs is rated highly by her patients. She 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. She has received the following distinction: New York Rising Stars.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, gout

All Interests: Warts, Breast Pain, Immunization, Bursitis, Cellulitis, Contraception, Plantar Warts, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gregory Joseph Gilot, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Mail Code Desk 31/32; Cityplace Tower
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Gregory Gilot practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Weston, FL and West Palm Beach, FL. Dr. Gilot is a graduate of Penn State College of Medicine and a graduate of the University Medical Center, Lafayette's residency program. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gilot include general orthopedics, arthroplasty, and clinical trials. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Gilot 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. He has received the distinction of Fellow, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Gilot (or staff) is conversant in French and Haitian Creole. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, shoulder arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Pain, ACL Injury, Shoulder Revision, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Florida; West Palm Beach, Mail Code Weston Clinic
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Juan Suarez specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and practices in Weston, FL and West Palm Beach, FL. After attending the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, Dr. Suarez completed his residency training at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. His clinical interests include hip replacement, knee arthroscopy, and knee injury. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 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. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Suarez is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Pain, Bursitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Hip Revision, Bone Problems, Total Knee ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine
Mail Code Desk 31/32; Cityplace Tower
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. John O'Connell's specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), pain medicine, and sports medicine. He practices in Weston, FL and West Palm Beach, FL. Before performing his residency at Temple University Hospital, Dr. O'Connell attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. His clinical interests include leg pain, sports health, and hip pain. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. O'Connell honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Boca Raton Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Florida.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Radiculopathy, Musculoskeletal Pain, Sacroiliac Joint Pain, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Physiatry, Sports Medicine
Florida; West Palm Beach, Mail Code West Palm Beac
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Evan Peck practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and sports medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Peck include steroid injections, leg pain, and tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. After attending the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Dr. Peck completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He 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: , arthritis, shoulder arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Pain, Hand Fracture, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Musculoskeletal Pain, Neck ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Mail Code Desk 31/32; Cityplace Tower
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Preetesh Patel works as an orthopedist in Weston, FL and West Palm Beach, FL. Dr. Patel has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Patel include hip replacement, knee injury, and hip revision. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Patel attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and subsequently trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Bursitis, Hip Revision, Bone Problems, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Revision, Arthritis, Hip ... (Read more)

Dr. Vincent Allen Fowble, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1411 N Flagler Drive; Suite 9800
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Vincent Fowble is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Palm Beach Gardens, FL and West Palm Beach, FL. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Fowble's areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). 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. He is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Replacement ... (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.