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We found 10 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept PHCS PPO near Baytown, TX.

Dr. Leland Alfred Winston, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4000 Garth Road, Suite 200; Bank of America Building
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Leland Winston's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Winston include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Winston takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Winston is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Winston is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

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

Dr. Kamran Ahmed Khan, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4401 Garth Road
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Kamran Khan specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Liberty, TX, Baytown, TX, and Houston, TX. Dr. Khan's areas of expertise include diabetes, hypotension (low blood pressure), and osteoporosis. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Khan takes. He graduated from Ayub Medical College and then he performed his residency at Abington Memorial Hospital. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Hypertension, Physical Exams, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Asthma, Osteoporosis, Hypotension, ... (Read more)

Dr. George Storm Walmsley, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
8608 N. Highway; 146 Suite 600
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. G. Walmsley's area of specialization is family medicine. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Walmsley include diabetes, depression, and anemia. Dr. Walmsley is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. He is open to new patients. Dr. Walmsley is a graduate of American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Depression, Hypertension, Physical Exams, Diabetes, Arthritis, High Cholesterol, Asthma, Headache, ... (Read more)

Dr. Lakshmi Swarna Puppala, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
4301, Garth Road; Suite 400
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Lakshmi Puppala is a physician who specializes in family medicine and general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Puppala's clinical interests include diabetes, obesity, and sleep disorders. Her patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. She studied medicine at Guntur Medical College. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Puppala is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal pain

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Musculoskeletal Pain, Hypertension, Diabetes, Obesity, Skin Biopsy, Spirometry, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sara Meena Ehdaie, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
4301 Garth Road; Suite 400
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Sara Ehdaie specializes in family medicine and osteopathic manipulative medicine and practices in Baytown, TX and Houston, TX. Dr. Ehdaie's clinical interests encompass hay fever (allergic rhinitis), asthma, and arthritis. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HSA, and CorVel, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Arthritis, Asthma, Hay Fever

Dr. Mark Edens Franklin, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4201 Garth Road, Suite 107; Plaza 1
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Mark Franklin specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Franklin has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Franklin is accepting new patients. 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.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

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

Edna I Reyes-Guerrero
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
4401 Garth Road
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Edna Reyes-Guerrero practices podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery in Pasadena, TX, Houston, TX, and Baytown, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Reyes-Guerrero include warts, minor surgery, and moles. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HSA, and CorVel, as well as other insurance carriers. For her residency, Dr. Reyes-Guerrero trained at West Houston Medical Center. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , osteomyelitis, bone infection, fractures (broken bones), bone spurs

All Interests: Warts, Bone Spurs, Morton's Neuroma, Fractures, Minor Surgery, Osteomyelitis, Ankle Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sasikala Chittimireddy, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4401 Garth Road
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Sasikala Chittimireddy is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. She is rated highly by her patients. Dr. Chittimireddy's clinical interests include diabetes, pap test, and depression. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. She graduated from Gandhi Medical College Hyderabad and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Seton Hall University. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Chittimireddy's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Depression, Physical Exams, Diabetes, Arthritis, High Cholesterol, Headache, Pap Test, Preventive ... (Read more)

Daren Michael Guertin
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
2802 Garth Road; Suite 103
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Daren Guertin's areas of specialization are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery; he sees patients in Baytown, TX and Humble, TX. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Guertin's areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, hammer toe, and morton's neuroma. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. For his professional training, Dr. Guertin completed a residency program at Hahnemann University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Morton's Neuroma, Arthroscopic Surgery, Neuropathy, Arthritis, Foot Problems, Hammer ... (Read more)

Dr. Smita Massey, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4401 Garth Road
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Smita Massey works as an internist in Baytown, TX. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Massey's areas of expertise include the following: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), anemia, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). She is affiliated with Houston Methodist. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Massey welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Obesity, Spirometry, High Cholesterol, Asthma, Nutrition Issues, ... (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.