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We found 24 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept First Health near Grosse Pointe, MI.

Dr. Richard Tyson Perry, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
23829 Little Mack; Suite 100
Saint Clair Shores, MI
 

Dr. Richard Perry practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in Saint Clair Shores, MI and Macomb, MI. Dr. Perry attended the University of Michigan Medical School and subsequently trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for residency. His clinical interests include shoulder surgery, arthroscopic surgery, and knee replacement. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He honors Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and Henry Ford Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Sports Health, Shoulder Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Bernard Ryan, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
11012 Thirteen Mile Road; Suite 201
Warren, MI
 

Dr. John Ryan is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Ryan include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, sports health, and elbow problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Garden City Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. After completing medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, he performed his residency at Letterman Army Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Ryan is an in-network provider for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Sports Health, Knee Pain, Elbow Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Glenn J Minster, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
23829 Little Mack; Suite 100
Saint Clair Shores, MI
 

Dr. Glenn Minster's areas of specialization are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Minster include bone pain, scoliosis, and spinal pain. Dr. Minster is affiliated with St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and Henry Ford Health System. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Patients gave Dr. Minster an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including AARP, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , bone pain, arthritis, musculoskeletal problems, fractures (broken bones), osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis)

All Interests: Bone Pain, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Scoliosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Vincente Redondo-Lopez, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
27101 Schoenherr
Warren, MI
 

Dr. Vicente Redondo is a medical specialist in adult infectious disease. Dr. Redondo graduated from Complutense University of Madrid Faculty of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. In his practice, he is particularly interested in mammogram (breast X-ray) and ultrasound (sonogram). He takes Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Redondo (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. His hospital/clinic affiliations include McLaren Health Care and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems

All Interests: Metabolism, Ultrasound, Mammogram, Bone Problems, X-Rays

Dr. Kanwaldeep Singh Sidhu, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
23829 Little Mack; Suite 100
Saint Clair Shores, MI
 

Dr. Kanwaldeep Sidhu specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Sidhu speaks Indian Languages. His clinical interests include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, spine surgery procedures, and spine problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. John's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and St. John Hospital and Medical Center. After attending Wayne State University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. AARP, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sidhu honors. Dr. Sidhu has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Bone Density Test, Back Problems, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher Nicholas Zingas, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
23829 Little Mack Avenue; Suite 100
Saint Clair Shore, MI
 

Dr. Christopher Zingas works as a foot and ankle surgeon and orthopedist in Saint Clair Shores, MI and Macomb, MI. Dr. Zingas's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. These areas are among his clinical interests: minimally invasive surgery, bunion surgery, and diabetic foot ulcers. He accepts Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Henry Ford Hospital for residency. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Zingas speaks Greek. Dr. Zingas's professional affiliations include St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and Henry Ford Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Bunion Surgery, Hammer ... (Read more)

Dr. Anthony Paul Baron, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
11900 E 12 Mile Road; Suite 300
Warren, MI
 

Dr. Anthony Baron works as an adult rheumatologist in Warren, MI. His areas of clinical interest consist of bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery and ultrasound (sonogram). He honors several insurance carriers, including AARP, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Baron attended the University of Michigan Medical School and subsequently trained at Rush University Medical Center for residency. He is affiliated with St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Metabolism, Ultrasound, Bone Problems, X-Rays

Dr. Christopher Lawrence Lee, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
23829 Little Mack; Suite 100
Saint Clair Shores, MI
 

Dr. Christopher Lee is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Saint Clair Shores, MI and Macomb, MI. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Lee include minimally invasive surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He takes several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Lee graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. He is affiliated with St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and Henry Ford Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Musculoskeletal Problems, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Replacement Arthroplasty, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alan Michael Afsari, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
22101 Moross Road; Suite 214
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Alan Afsari works as an orthopedist in Grosse Pointe, MI and Detroit, MI. Areas of expertise for Dr. Afsari include hip replacement, pelvic surgery, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Dr. Afsari is affiliated with St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. After attending American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Fractures, Arthritis, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Hip Replacement, Hip Surgery, Bloodless ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohammed Ali Arsiwala, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
20311 Mack Avenue
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
 

Dr. Mohammed Arsiwala specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Livonia, MI, Ann Arbor, MI, and Brighton, MI. Dr. Arsiwala is a graduate of Deccan College of Medical Sciences and Osmania Medical College and a graduate of Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University's residency program. In his practice, Dr. Arsiwala focuses on contact dermatitis, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and fractures (broken bones). He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Amerigroup, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Arsiwala accepts. Dr. Arsiwala (or staff) speaks Urdu, Telugu, and Gujarati. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor and St. John Providence Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Contact Dermatitis, Fractures, X-Rays

Dr. Henry Grady Iii Bone III, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
22201 Moross Road; Suite 260
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Henry Bone is an adult endocrinology specialist. After completing medical school at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, Dr. Bone performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. These areas are among his clinical interests: osteoporosis, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and bone density test. The average patient rating for Dr. Bone is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bone has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. John's Hospital, St. Luke's Hospital, and St. John Hospital and Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, bone problems

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Metabolism, Osteoporosis, Bone Density Test, Urinary ... (Read more)

Dr. Margot Noelle Garcia Abundis, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
114 Kercheval
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
 

Dr. Margot Abundis is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. She works in Grosse Pointe, MI, Macomb, MI, and Rochester, MI. Her areas of expertise include labor and delivery (childbirth) and mammogram (breast X-ray). Dr. Abundis's average rating from her patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University, Dr. Abundis attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Abundis (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. Her professional affiliations include St. John's Hospital and St. John Hospital and Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems

All Interests: Metabolism, Ultrasound, Labor and Delivery, Abdominal Problems, Mammogram, Bone Problems

Dr. Paul S Blunden, MD
Specializes in Other, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
114 Kercheval
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
 

Dr. Paul Blunden, who practices in Roseville, MI, Macomb, MI, and Rochester, MI, is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Clinical interests for Dr. Blunden include labor and delivery (childbirth), mammogram (breast X-ray), and ultrasound (sonogram). Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. After completing medical school at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. He is affiliated with St. John's Hospital and St. John Hospital and Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems

All Interests: Metabolism, Ultrasound, Labor and Delivery, Mammogram, Bone Problems

Dr. Deborah Diane Hamby, MD
Specializes in Other, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
114 Kercheval
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
 

Dr. Deborah Hamby works as a general obstetrician and gynecologist. Her areas of expertise include labor and delivery (childbirth), bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and mammogram (breast X-ray). Her hospital/clinic affiliations include St. John's Hospital and St. John Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Hamby is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Dr. Hamby's average rating from her patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. She takes several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems

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Specializes in Other, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
114 Kercheval
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
 

Dr. John Knapp's medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Knapp include mammogram (breast X-ray), ultrasound (sonogram), and endometriosis. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Knapp studied medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Knapp trained at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with St. John's Hospital and St. John Hospital and Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems

All Interests: Metabolism, Ultrasound, Mammogram, Bone Problems, Da Vinci Surgery, Endometriosis

Dr. Nancy Jane Valentini, MD
Specializes in Other, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
25910 Kelly Road; Suite 9
Roseville, MI
 

Dr. Nancy Valentini is a physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. In her practice, she is particularly interested in labor and delivery (childbirth), mammogram (breast X-ray), and ultrasound (sonogram). Dr. Valentini's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. John's Hospital and St. John Hospital and Medical Center. She takes Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. After attending Wayne State University School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems

All Interests: Metabolism, Ultrasound, Labor and Delivery, Mammogram, Bone Problems

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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.