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We found 5 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept HAP PPO near Novi, MI.

Dr. Parmod Kumar Mukhi, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
44000 W. 12 Mile Road; Suite 205
Novi, MI
 

Dr. Parmod Mukhi works as a rehabilitation physician. Dr. Mukhi (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mukhi include back pain, spinal cord injuries, and traumatic brain injury. Dr. Mukhi's hospital/clinic affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and St. Mary Mercy Livonia. Before performing his residency at DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital, Dr. Mukhi attended Michigan State University College of Human Medicine for medical school. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Neck Pain, Musculoskeletal Problems, Back Pain, Electromyography, Botox Injection, Traumatic Brain ... (Read more)

Dr. Syed Rafeeq Ahmed, DO
Specializes in Physiatry
42005 W 12 Mile Road
Novi, MI
 

Dr. Syed Ahmed specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Ahmed (or staff) is conversant in Urdu. Dr. Ahmed's professional affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan. He attended medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems

Dr. Steven Russell Hinderer, MD
Specializes in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, Electrodiagnostic Medicine
44000 W 12 Mile Road; Suite 205
Novi, MI
 

Dr. Steven Hinderer is a spinal cord injury specialist and electrodiagnostic medicine specialist. In his practice, he is particularly interested in back pain, spinal cord injuries, and traumatic brain injury. Dr. Hinderer takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. Dr. Hinderer is affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, and Oakwood Hospital - Wayne.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Neck Pain, Musculoskeletal Problems, Back Pain, Brain Injury, Electromyography, Multiple Sclerosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Yongmin Liu, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Electrodiagnostic Medicine
44000 W 12 Mile Road; Suite 205
Novi, MI
 

Dr. Yongmin Liu, who practices in Novi, MI and Dearborn, MI, is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and electrodiagnostic medicine. He studied medicine at Shandong University. Dr. Liu's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Liu accepts. Dr. Liu is conversant in Chinese. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, and Oakwood Hospital - Wayne.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal pain

All Interests: Electromyography, Musculoskeletal Pain, Pain Management

Dr. Avery Amit Arora, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
37650 Professional Center; Suite 105a
Livonia, MI
 

Dr. Avery Arora is a physician who specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Arora average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Arora's areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, amputees, and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Medical College of Wisconsin for medical school and subsequently trained at Beaumont Hospitals for residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, and Botsford Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal infection, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, fractures (broken bones), joint problems, tendonitis

All Interests: Wrist Surgery, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic ... (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.