We found 5 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Aetna POS near Allen, TX.

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Dr. Sean Mawusi Jones-Quaidoo, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1101 Raintree Circle; Suite 240
Allen, TX
 

Dr. Sean Jones-Quaidoo specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jones-Quaidoo include back injuries, spinal pain, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Dr. Jones-Quaidoo is professionally affiliated with Centennial Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Allen. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jones-Quaidoo accepts. He has an open panel. Dr. Jones-Quaidoo attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. In addition to English, Dr. Jones-Quaidoo speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, spinal fracture

All Interests: Neck Pain, Spinal Pain, Lower Back Pain, Back Problems, Lumbar Spine Problems, Lower Back Problems, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Otolaryngology
6717 West Eldorado Parkway; Suite 140
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Lav Kapadia specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and practices in Plano, TX, Frisco, TX, and McKinney, TX. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kapadia include polyps, minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, and turbinate reduction surgery. He is affiliated with Centennial Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Plano. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Kapadia attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Kapadia speaks Gujarati.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Turbinate Reduction Surgery, Sleep Disorders, Dizziness, Hoarseness, Sinus Problems, Sinus Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sashidhar Narapa Reddy, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1105 Central Expressway North; Suite 320
Allen, TX
 

Dr. Sashidhar Reddy's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He practices in Garland, TX and Allen, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: bone marrow exam (aspiration and biopsy), vulvar cancer, and intravesical chemotherapy. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Reddy attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Allen, and Texas Oncology. Dr. Reddy is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , bone tumor, soft tissue sarcoma, bone cancer, sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer), bone problems

All Interests: Vulvar Cancer, Rectal Problems, Abdominal Cancer, Eyelid Problems, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Raymond Martin, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
601 Westpark Way; Suite B
Euless, TX
 

Dr. David Martin practices adult nephrology. These areas are among Dr. Martin's clinical interests: kidney stones, metabolic bone diseases, and chronic kidney disease (CKD). He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Martin speaks Navajo. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, and Texas Health Fort Worth. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , metabolic bone diseases

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Kidney Problems, Metabolic Bone Diseases, Chronic ... (Read more)

Dr. Shane Mohammad Pahlavan, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
1111 Raintree Circle; Suite 280
Allen, TX
 

Dr. Shane Pahlavan is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His areas of expertise include the following: deviated septum, hearing evaluation, and ear infection. Dr. Pahlavan is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Allen, and Medical City Plano. He attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Pahlavan is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , nasal fractures

All Interests: Deviated Septum, Hearing Evaluation, Nasal Fractures, Nasal Endoscopy, Nose Reconstruction, ... (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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