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We found 12 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept United Healthcare HSA near West Palm Beach, FL.

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

Dr. Brian Leo, who practices in Coral Gables, FL, Weston, FL, and West Palm Beach, FL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Leo include steroid injections, knee arthroscopy, and hip pain. Dr. Leo is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. 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. Dr. Leo graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. His distinctions include: The Leonard Marmor Surgical Arthritis Foundation Outstanding Orthopaedic Resident Award and Golden Key National Honor Society Blue Key Leadership Honorary National Dean's List.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal pain, bursitis, fractures (broken bones), joint problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Musculoskeletal Pain, Bursitis, Shoulder ... (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 is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), pain medicine, and sports medicine. His clinical interests include leg pain, sports health, and hip pain. Dr. O'Connell is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Florida. He studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He completed his residency training at Temple University Hospital. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. O'Connell takes 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 Boca Raton Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, musculoskeletal pain, bursitis, arthritis, spinal fracture, Legg-Calve-Perthes disease, musculoskeletal problems, fractures (broken bones)

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, who practices in West Palm Beach, FL, is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and sports medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Peck include steroid injections, leg pain, and tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Peck attended medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He 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.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal pain, bursitis, arthritis, shoulder arthritis, musculoskeletal problems, sprains, hand fracture, fractures (broken bones), joint problems

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. Gregory Gilot is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Gilot (or staff) speaks French and Haitian Creole. His areas of expertise include general orthopedics, arthroplasty, and clinical trials. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. His education and training includes medical school at Penn State College of Medicine and residency at the University Medical Center, Lafayette. Patient ratings for Dr. Gilot average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Gilot honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Gilot has received the following distinction: Fellow, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal pain, bursitis, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, shoulder arthritis, musculoskeletal problems, sprains, fractures (broken bones), joint problems, ACL injury

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 practices adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery in Weston, FL and West Palm Beach, FL. After attending the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Suarez include hip replacement, knee arthroscopy, and knee injury. On average, patients gave him a 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, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Suarez speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal pain, bursitis, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, bone problems, joint problems

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

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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 is a physician who specializes in adult rheumatology. Patient ratings for Dr. Donohue average 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include knee injury, musculoskeletal pain, and joint injections. Dr. Donohue accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended Georgetown University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center for residency. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal pain, bursitis, osteoarthritis, arthritis, tendonitis

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 works as an internist. In addition to English, Dr. Champagne (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. Areas of expertise for Dr. Champagne include cancer screening, depression, and adolescent issues. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. He attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Champagne takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, bursitis, arthritis, bone problems

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

Dr. Bruno R Bastos, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
Mail Code 2nd Floor Clin; Cityplace Tower
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Bruno Bastos is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist in Weston, FL and West Palm Beach, FL. These areas are among Dr. Bastos's clinical interests: bladder cancer, cancer supportive care, and cancer screening. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended Federal University of Bahia for medical school and subsequently trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency. Dr. Bastos has received the following distinctions: Amgen Young Investigator Forum Award and National Lung Cancer Partnership Travel Award. Dr. Bastos (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Portuguese. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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

All Interests: Blood Tests, Research, Urologic Cancer, Brain Cancer, Thoracic Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Sarcoma, Skin ... (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 is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Weston, FL and West Palm Beach, FL. Dr. Patel has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Patel include hip replacement, knee injury, and hip revision. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Patel studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , bursitis, arthritis, bone problems, joint problems

All Interests: Bursitis, Hip Revision, Bone Problems, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Revision, Arthritis, Hip ... (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 specializes in family medicine. Patients gave Dr. Jacobs an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: breast pain, acne, and sports physicals. She is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. She 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. Dr. Jacobs attended Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center for residency. She has received the following distinction: New York Rising Stars.

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Relevant Interests: , bursitis, arthritis, sprains, gout, tendonitis

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

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
Mail Code Desk 23/24; Cityplace Tower
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Timmy Nguyen specializes in general internal medicine. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center, Dr. Nguyen attended medical school at Flinders University School of Medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: bladder cancer, esophageal cancer, and cancer supportive care. Patient reviews placed Dr. Nguyen at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Vietnamese. Dr. Nguyen is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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

All Interests: Blood Tests, Urologic Cancer, Gallbladder Cancer, Liver Cancer, Bile Duct Cancer, Sarcoma, Skin ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1411 N Flagler Drive; Suite 9800
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Vincent Fowble's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fowble include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). The average patient rating for Dr. Fowble is 4.5 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.

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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 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.