We found 271 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Humana near Prairie Village, 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's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine and the University of Kansas School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Gurley trained at the University of Kansas Medical Center. His areas of expertise include the following: elbow pain, AC joint injury (shoulder separation), and tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). Dr. Gurley's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gurley accepts. He has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Overland Park Regional Medical Center and Saint Luke's South Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , elbow tendonitis, tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), ACL injury

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

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

Dr. Aakash Shah is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Shah (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Gujarati. Dr. Shah is especially interested in sports injuries. He is professionally affiliated with Shawnee Mission Health, Saint Luke's South Hospital, and Menorah Medical Center. He attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) for his residency. The average patient rating for Dr. Shah is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors.

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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 is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. His training includes residency programs at Martin Luther King, Jr.-Harbor Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. These areas are among Dr. Key's clinical interests: bone pain, strains, and elbow pain. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Key is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Key is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bone pain, stress fractures, osteoarthritis, tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), sprains, joint problems

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

Dr. Talal W Khan, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Mail Stop 1034
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Talal Khan works as an anesthesiologist and pain doctor in Kansas City, KS and Shawnee Mission, KS. His areas of expertise include the following: leg pain, headache, and hip pain. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Khan honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from King Edward Medical University. Dr. Khan trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for his residency. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Khan (or staff) is conversant in Urdu and Hindi. Dr. Khan is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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

All Interests: Disc Problems, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Musculoskeletal Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Pain, Shoulder Pain, ... (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 is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Kansas City, KS and Overland Park, KS. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Clinical interests for Dr. Munns include bone pain, strains, and leg pain. Dr. Munns honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Munns has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. He is 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' specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Hermes's clinical interests include amputee rehabilitation and electromyography (EMG). She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice. After attending the University of Kansas School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. 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
4400 Broadway Street; Suite 520
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Brad Steinle is a physiatrist. His clinical interests encompass neurorehabilitation, spasticity, and stroke rehabilitation. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice. Dr. Steinle's education and training includes medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Steinle has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include 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. Kimberly Jo Quackenbush, DO
Specializes in Physiatry
4401 Wornall Road; Rehabilitation Services Main 4
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Kimberly Poecker is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). She works in Kansas City, MO. Her areas of expertise include neurorehabilitation, spinal cord injuries, and amputee rehabilitation. She is affiliated with Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. Dr. Poecker is a graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and a graduate of the University of Kansas Medical Center's residency program. She accepts Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Botox Injection, Traumatic Brain Injury, Musculoskeletal Problems, Neurorehabilitation, Spinal Cord ... (Read more)

Dr. Lori Ann Boyajian-ONeill, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
10500 Quivira Road
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Lori Boyajian-O'Neill practices family medicine and sports medicine. Patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Boyajian-O'Neill's areas of expertise include back pain, concussion, and ligament pain. She is professionally affiliated with Overland Park Regional Medical Center. Dr. Boyajian-O'Neill accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She studied medicine at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. She has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. She is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , ligament pain, joint pain, ligament problems

All Interests: Knee Pain, Ligament Pain, Shoulder Problems, Joint Pain, Strains, Ligament Problems, Physical ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Tiffany Williams works as a rehabilitation physician in Kansas City, KS and Overland Park, KS. Areas of expertise for Dr. Williams include tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), hip pain, and botox injection. Dr. Williams is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and performed her residency 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, tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), musculoskeletal problems, tendonitis

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

Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
8900 State Line; Suite 450
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Daniel Kloster is an anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine specialist. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, celiac disease, and crohn's disease. Dr. Kloster is professionally affiliated with Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Saint Luke's South Hospital, and North Kansas City Hospital (NKCH). He obtained his medical school training at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and performed his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kloster is in-network for Coventry, Workers' Compensation, and TriWest, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, arthritis, joint problems

All Interests: Kyphoplasty, Lumbar Sympathetic Block, Radiculopathy, Sacroiliac Joint Pain, Rheumatoid Arthritis, ... (Read more)

Dr. James David Kindscher, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. James Kindscher sees patients in Kansas City, KS. His medical specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. Dr. Kindscher's areas of clinical interest consist of outpatient care, intensive care, and musculoskeletal problems. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kindscher takes. He graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Kindscher's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Anesthesia, Liver Transplant, Outpatient Care, Intensive Care, Musculoskeletal Problems, Regional ... (Read more)

Dr. Fermin Jose Santos, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
5049 Canterbury Road
Roeland Park, KS
 

Dr. Fermin Santos specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Santos takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Before completing his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Dr. Santos attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Santos is professionally 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's areas of specialization are anesthesiology and pain medicine. These areas are among Dr. Braun's clinical interests: outpatient care, foot pain, and pain management. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Braun attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis and Shands HealthCare for residency.

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

Dr. Andrea Nicol's areas of specialization are anesthesiology and pain medicine; she sees patients in Kansas City, KS and Overland Park, KS. She graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Nicol's clinical interests include leg pain, facet injection, and pelvic pain. She honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. 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. Rakesh Vardey, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 1046
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Rakesh Vardey is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). His clinical interests include tendon sheath injection, amputation, and tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Vardey takes. Dr. Vardey's education and training includes medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine and residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. 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, tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), musculoskeletal problems, tendonitis

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