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Dr. Michael Wade Hartman, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1542 Tulane Avenue; Box T6-7
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Michael Hartman is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Kenner, LA and New Orleans, LA. His clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Dr. Hartman is affiliated with Ochsner. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and performed his residency at Mayo Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

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

Dr. George Frank Chimento, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. George Chimento's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chimento include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He trained at Charity Hospital, New Orleans and a hospital affiliated with Tulane University for residency. He has received the distinction of New Orleans Super Doctors. Dr. Chimento is professionally affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center. Dr. Chimento has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Hip Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Replacement Arthroplasty, ... (Read more)

Dr. Louis Manuel Espinoza, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2700 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Luis Espinoza practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Kenner, LA, New Orleans, LA, and Metairie, LA. His clinical interests include knee problems, foot problems, and arthroscopic surgery. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and GEHA. Before performing his residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans, Dr. Espinoza attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans for medical school. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner. Dr. Espinoza is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

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

Dr. Peter Carl Krause, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
1542 Tulane Avenue, Box T6-7; Department of Orthopaedics
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Peter Krause's area of specialization is orthopedic trauma. Dr. Krause is professionally affiliated with Ochsner and Touro Infirmary. He is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Detroit Receiving Hospital and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Hip Problems, Fractures, Arthritis, Replacement Arthroplasty, Trauma

Dr. James Mulherrin Todd III, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4633 Wichers Drive
Marrero, LA
 

Dr. James Todd works as an orthopedist in Terrytown, LA, Gretna, LA, and Marrero, LA. Dr. Todd's professional affiliations include West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) and Ochsner. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. He is open to new patients. He obtained his medical school training at Tulane University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Ochsner Medical Center. Dr. Todd speaks Spanish.

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

All Interests: Pain, Sports Health, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kearney Quinn Robert III, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4633 Wichers Drive
Marrero, LA
 

Dr. Kearney Robert specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Robert studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Ochsner and West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC). He has an open panel.

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

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

Dr. Robert L Shackleton, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4633 Wichers Drive
Marrero, LA
 

Dr. Robert Shackleton is an orthopedic surgeon in Terrytown, LA, Gretna, LA, and Marrero, LA. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, foot problems, and arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Shackleton is professionally affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) and Ochsner. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and then he performed his residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. Dr. Shackleton takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

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

Dr. Vinod Dasa, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2700 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Vinod Dasa is an orthopedist in Kenner, LA and New Orleans, LA. He speaks Telugu. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner and Touro Infirmary. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo, Dr. Dasa attended medical school at Albany Medical College. Dr. Dasa is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. His practice is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Pain, Sports Health, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2700 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Sketchler practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, foot problems, and arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Sketchler is affiliated with Ochsner. Dr. Sketchler is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. He obtained his medical school training at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and performed his residency at Charity Hospital, New Orleans and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

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

Dr. Warren Roger Bourgeois III, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2820 Napoleon Avenue; Suite 620
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Warren Bourgeois' area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Bourgeois's areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and pain. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner. Dr. Bourgeois takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Charity Hospital, New Orleans and a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. He has received professional recognition including the following: New Orleans Super Doctors.

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

All Interests: Pain, Sports Health, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Olivia C Lee, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
1542 Tulane Avene; T6-7
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Olivia Lee's area of specialization is orthopedic trauma. She is affiliated with Touro Infirmary. She honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Lee attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. In addition to English, she speaks Mandarin.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, fractures (broken bones)

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

Dr. Robert Douglas Bostick III, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
920 Avenue B
Marrero, LA
 

Dr. Robert Bostick is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Bostick include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and pain. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He is affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC). Dr. Bostick welcomes new patients.

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

All Interests: Pain, Sports Health, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nicholas Demitri Pappas III, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3700 Saint Charles Avenue; Floor 6
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Nicholas Pappas' specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in New Orleans, LA and Metairie, LA. Clinical interests for Dr. Pappas include arthroscopic surgery, wrist problems, and arthritis. He is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Pappas trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania for residency. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, hand fracture, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Hand Fracture, Wrist Problems, Congenital Hand Disorders, Elbow Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. William K Accousti, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
200 Henry Clay Avenue; Department of Ortho
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. William Accousti's areas of specialization are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Accousti has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Knee Problems, Ankle Problems, Spinal Deformity Surgery, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Spine ... (Read more)

Dr. Abraham Gedalia, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Rheumatology
200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Abraham Gedalia's area of specialization is pediatric rheumatology. He is affiliated with Children's Hospital. Dr. Gedalia accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He welcomes new patients. Before performing his residency at Soroka Medical Center, Dr. Gedalia attended The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Medicine for medical school. He has received the following distinction: New Orleans Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal pain

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Pain, Sarcoidosis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Dr. Stephen D Heinrich, MD, DO
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
200 Henry Clay Avenue; Suite 4103
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Stephen Heinrich's area of specialization is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Heinrich trained at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Dr. Heinrich has indicated that his clinical interests include cancer, musculoskeletal problems, and surgical procedures. He takes Amerigroup, Humana HMO, and Humana Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Heinrich has received the distinction of New Orleans Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Tulane Medical Center and Children's Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Surgical Procedures, Orthopedic Surgery, Cancer

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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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