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We found 158 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 03/100 near Leawood, KS.

Dr. Daniel J Gurley, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
College Park Family Care Center - Specialty Office; 10600 Mastin St Entrance A
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Daniel Gurley is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Overland Park, KS. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include elbow pain, AC joint injury (shoulder separation), and tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). Dr. Gurley's professional affiliations include Overland Park Regional Medical Center and Saint Luke's South Hospital. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Before completing his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Dr. Gurley attended medical school at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine and the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , ACL injury, tendonitis

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Tendonitis, Shoulder Dislocation, Elbow Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Aakash Ajit Shah, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
10730 Nall Avenue; #200
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Aakash Shah's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Shah's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Clinical interests for Dr. Shah include sports health. He is affiliated with Shawnee Mission Health, Saint Luke's South Hospital, and Menorah Medical Center. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Shah graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Shah (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Gujarati.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones), ACL injury

All Interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Hip Problems, Foot Surgery, Shoulder Problems, Total Hip Replacement, ... (Read more)

Dr. Vincent H Key, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
10730 Nall Avenue; Suite 200
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Vincent Key works as an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Key include bone pain, strains, and elbow pain. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Martin Luther King, Jr.-Harbor Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. Dr. Key has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Key speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bone pain, stress fractures, osteoarthritis, sprains, joint problems

All Interests: Bone Pain, Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Knee Pain, Nerve Pain, Elbow ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephen William Munns, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
10730 Nall Avenue; Suite 200
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Stephen Munns' specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Kansas City, KS and Overland Park, KS. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Munns's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Areas of expertise for Dr. Munns include bone pain, strains, and leg pain. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Munns accepts. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Munns is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bone pain, stress fractures, musculoskeletal injuries, osteoarthritis, sprains, joint problems

All Interests: Bone Pain, Pain, Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Hip Arthroscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Lisa Marie Hernandez, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
4401 Wornall Road; Rehab Physicians Medical Group, Main 4
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Lisa Hermes' area of specialization is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). In Dr. Hermes's practice, she is particularly interested in amputee rehabilitation and electromyography (EMG). She accepts Coventry, TRICARE, Aetna Elect Choice, and more. Before performing her residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Dr. Hermes attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Saint Luke's North Hospital-Smithville, Saint Luke's South Hospital, and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Electrodiagnostic Testing, Musculoskeletal Problems, Stroke, Brain Injury, ... (Read more)

Dr. Brad Taylor Steinle, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
4401 Wornall Road; Rehab Services - Main 4
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Brad Steinle is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Steinle attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. His residency was performed at the University of Kansas Medical Center. His areas of expertise include neurorehabilitation, spasticity, and stroke rehabilitation. Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Steinle accepts. He has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Steinle is affiliated with Wright Memorial Hospital, Saint Luke's East Hospital, and Saint Luke's North Hospital-Smithville.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Neurorehabilitation, Stroke Rehabilitation, Spasticity

Dr. Fermin Jose Santos, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
3651 College Boulevard
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Fermin Santos' area of specialization is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Santos studied medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Santos is affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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Relevant Interests: , compression fractures

All Interests: Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Compression Fractures, Radiofrequency Ablation, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Edward Baker Braun, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
10730 Nall Avenue; Suite 200
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Edward Braun specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine and practices in Overland Park, KS and Kansas City, KS. These areas are among Dr. Braun's clinical interests: outpatient care, foot pain, and pain management. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before performing his residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis and Shands HealthCare, Dr. Braun attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , joint pain, musculoskeletal pain

All Interests: Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Musculoskeletal Pain, Neck Pain, Anesthesia, Shoulder Pain, Outpatient Care, ... (Read more)

Dr. Tiffany Monique Williams, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
10730 Nall Avenue; Suite 200
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Tiffany Williams is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). She works in Kansas City, KS and Overland Park, KS. Clinical interests for Dr. Williams include tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), hip pain, and botox injection. She is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Williams's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan.

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Relevant Interests: , biceps tendonitis, joint pain, musculoskeletal pain, bursitis, musculoskeletal injuries, arthritis, musculoskeletal problems, tendonitis

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

Dr. Andrea L Nicol, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
10730 Nall Avenue; Suite 200
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Andrea Nicol, who practices in Kansas City, KS and Overland Park, KS, is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and pain medicine. These areas are among her clinical interests: leg pain, facet injection, and pelvic pain. Dr. Nicol honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She studied medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Nicol is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , joint pain, musculoskeletal pain, arthritis

All Interests: Pain, Knee Pain, Postherpetic Neuralgia, Musculoskeletal Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Pain, Ultrasound, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rajorshi Mitra, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
10730 Nall Avenue; Suite 200
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Rajorshi Mitra works as a rehabilitation physician and pain doctor. His clinical interests include tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), hip pain, and pelvic pain. Dr. Mitra is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Michigan State University College of Human Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Bengali. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , biceps tendonitis, joint pain, musculoskeletal pain, bursitis, musculoskeletal injuries, arthritis, tendonitis

All Interests: Pain, Hip Pain, Tendonitis, Hip Problems, Knee Pain, Biceps Tendonitis, Radiculopathy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Dawood Sayed, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
10730 Nall Avenue; Suite 200
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Dawood Sayed is an anesthesiology and pain medicine specialist. His areas of expertise include the following: leg pain, facet injection, and intrathecal pump implantation. Dr. Sayed takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. After attending the University of Kansas School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , joint pain, musculoskeletal pain, osteoarthritis, arthritis

All Interests: Disc Problems, Kyphoplasty, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Musculoskeletal Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. McCasey Redman Smith, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
10730 Nall Avenue; Suite 200
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. McCasey Smith's area of specialization is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). After completing medical school at Saba University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Smith include tendon sheath injection, elbow pain, and tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). Dr. Smith accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , biceps tendonitis, joint pain, musculoskeletal pain, bursitis, musculoskeletal injuries, arthritis, musculoskeletal problems, tendonitis

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

Dr. Rita M Hyde, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2650 Shawnee Mission Parkway; Suite 2201
Westwood, KS
 

Dr. Rita Hyde works as an internist. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, drug allergy, and graves disease. Dr. Hyde's hospital/clinic affiliations include Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City and The University of Kansas Hospital. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Dr. Hyde attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine. On average, patients gave Dr. Hyde a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , bursitis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, arthritis, sprains, joint problems, gout, tendonitis

All Interests: Warts, Depression, Restless Leg Syndrome, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Dizziness, Bronchitis, Bursitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Brian James Divelbiss, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3651 College Boulevard
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Brian Divelbiss' specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include hand problems, wrist problems, and shoulder problems. He accepts Coventry, TRICARE, Aetna Elect Choice, and more. Dr. Divelbiss graduated from the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Divelbiss completed a residency program at Allegheny General Hospital. He has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Divelbiss is affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

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

Dr. Deborah M Christie, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2650 Shawnee Mission Parkway; Suite 2201
Westwood, KS
 

Dr. Deborah Hall practices general internal medicine. Dr. Hall's areas of expertise include depression, drug allergy, and graves disease. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hall takes. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). Her professional affiliations include Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City and The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bursitis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, arthritis, sprains, joint problems, gout, tendonitis, bone spurs

All Interests: Warts, Depression, Restless Leg Syndrome, Athlete's Foot, Eczema, Bone Spurs, Dizziness, ... (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.