We found 50 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Blue Choice Gold PPO 001 near Carrollton, TX.

Dr. Craig William Goodhart, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Craig Goodhart is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Carrollton, TX and Flower Mound, TX. He graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Ohio State University Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Goodhart include meniscus surgery, knee arthritis, and forearm fracture. The average patient rating for Dr. Goodhart is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Goodhart is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, and Medical Center of Lewisville. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , forearm fracture, knee arthritis, tibia (shin bone) fracture, wrist fracture, knee ligament injuries, knee fracture, musculoskeletal problems, elbow fracture, joint problems, ACL injury, tendonitis, ankle fracture, distal radius fracture, closed fracture, osteoarthritis, arthritis, fractures (broken bones), foot fracture

All Interests: Meniscus Surgery, Forearm Fracture, Knee Arthritis, Tibia Fracture, Wrist Fracture, Sports Health, ... (Read more)

Dr. Randolph Lee Troop, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
5228 W Plano Parkway
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Randal Troop is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Plano, TX and Frisco, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Troop include shoulder injury, shoulder reconstruction, and musculoskeletal problems. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. Dr. Troop has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Knee Pain, Shoulder Pain, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Allan Nathan Sutker, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
5228 W Plano Parkway
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Allan Sutker is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Before completing his residency at Michael Reese Hospital, Dr. Sutker attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Sutker's areas of expertise include shoulder injury, shoulder reconstruction, and musculoskeletal problems. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Sutker speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Knee Pain, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Surgery, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Kevin M Honig, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
400 W Lyndon B Johnson Freeway; Suite 330
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Kevin Honig is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. In his practice, Dr. Honig focuses on replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), sports health, and musculoskeletal problems. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Workers' Compensation are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Honig honors. Dr. Honig attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. His hospital/clinic affiliations include All Star Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Honig's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Musculoskeletal Problems, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Replacement Arthroplasty

Dr. F. Alan Alan Barber, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
5228 W Plano Parkway
Plano, TX
 

Dr. F. Barber practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in Plano, TX and Frisco, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Barber include shoulder injury, sports health, and shoulder reconstruction. The average patient rating for Dr. Barber is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Barber accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Barber completed a residency program at Tripler Army Medical Center. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Barber is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Resources. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Knee Pain, Shoulder Pain, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Mitchell Franklin Fagelman, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Mitchell Fagelman is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. His areas of expertise include total shoulder replacement, forearm fracture, and tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). Dr. Fagelman's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Fagelman speaks Spanish. Dr. Fagelman's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , forearm fracture, bursitis, distal radius fracture, wrist fracture, arthritis, musculoskeletal problems, elbow fracture, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Forearm Fracture, Wrist Fracture, Shoulder Reconstruction, Elbow Fracture, Elbow Arthroscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephanie Renee Stephens, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Stephanie Stephens is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. Patients rated Dr. Stephens highly, giving her an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Stephens include knee arthritis, heel surgery, and ankle sprain. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She attended medical school at Howard University College of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Stephens completed a residency program at Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Stephens is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis, ankle sprain, wrist fracture, PCL injury, musculoskeletal problems, ACL injury, tendonitis, bone spurs, ankle fracture, musculoskeletal pain, achilles tendon problems, bursitis, musculoskeletal injuries, arthritis, hip fracture, muscle pain, muscle problems, achilles tendonitis, joint problems, joint pain, stress fractures, osteoarthritis, patella (kneecap) fracture, bone infection, bone problems, joint infection, fractures (broken bones), foot fracture

All Interests: Heel Surgery, Ankle Sprain, Wrist Fracture, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Bone Spurs, Ankle Fracture, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Eugene Berry, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
19200 Preston Road; Suite 120
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Robert Berry is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Frisco, TX, Plano, TX, and Dallas, TX. He is a graduate of Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and a graduate of Riverside County Regional Medical Center's residency program. These areas are among Dr. Berry's clinical interests: meniscus surgery, knee arthritis, and elbow pain. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis, stress fractures, ankle sprain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, arthritis, musculoskeletal problems, hip fracture, fractures (broken bones), osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis)

All Interests: Meniscus Surgery, Knee Arthritis, Elbow Pain, Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Knee Pain, Elbow ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Hand Surgery, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
701 Tuscan Drive; Suite 225
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Christopher Gayden's areas of specialization are orthopedic trauma, hand surgery, and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. After attending the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Tulsa Regional Medical Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Gayden include back problems and foot fracture. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Gayden is professionally affiliated with North Hills Hospital and Las Colinas Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , foot fracture

All Interests: Back Problems, Foot Problems, Foot Fracture

Dr. Radhika E Ravula, MD
Specializes in Psychiatry & Neurology, Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
13601 Preston Road; Suite 1000w
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Radhika Ravula is a specialist in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ravula include migraine, leg pain, and elbow pain. Dr. Ravula's average rating from her patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She graduated from Kilpauk Medical College. Dr. Ravula is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , joint pain, muscle pain, arthritis, compression fractures, tendonitis

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Facial Pain, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Sacroiliac Joint Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Pain, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
13737 Noel Road; Suite 1400
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Amir Alavi works as an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Alavi include leg pain, pelvic pain, and knee pain. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Medical Center of Lewisville, and Medical Center of McKinney. Dr. Alavi is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Parkland Community Health Plan, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , joint pain, muscle pain, musculoskeletal pain, musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Facial Pain, Knee Pain, Musculoskeletal Pain, Neck Pain, Chronic Headache, Shoulder Pain, Spinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Enrique Angel Perez, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Enrique Perez specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. These areas are among his clinical interests: bone marrow aspiration, leukapheresis, and vulvar cancer. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Perez graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Perez speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Oncology, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. He is open to new patients.

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

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

Dr. Lav Steve Anupam Kapadia Kapadia, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
400 West Ih-635; Suite 360
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Lav Kapadia is a specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He works in Frisco, TX, Irving, TX, and McKinney, TX. He attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for residency. These areas are among Dr. Kapadia's clinical interests: polyps, minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, and turbinate reduction surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Kapadia is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kapadia takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is conversant in Gujarati. His professional affiliations include Centennial Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. He has an open panel.

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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. Sybil Jane Taquet, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Sybil Taquet sees patients in Carrollton, TX and Dallas, TX. Her medical specialty is family medicine. Before performing her residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System, Dr. Taquet attended Paris Diderot University for medical school. Dr. Taquet's clinical interests include warts, alcohol abuse, and adolescent issues. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Taquet (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and French. She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, muscle pain, arthritis, gout, bone spurs

All Interests: Warts, Alcohol Abuse, Adolescent Issues, Amenorrhea, Eczema, Bone Spurs, Diabetes Management, ... (Read more)

Dr. Van Lam, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Van Lam's medical specialty is general internal medicine and general pediatrics. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lam include well women care, migraine, and depression. Dr. Lam's professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and USMD Medical Clinic of North Texas. His education and training includes medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: NCQA Diabetes Recognition Recognized for providing the highest-level of diabetes care. Dr. Lam welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, gout

All Interests: Depression, Sports Health, Eczema, Diabetes Screening, Diabetes Management, Immunization, ... (Read more)

Dr. Joel Russel Maust, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Joel Maust is a family practice physician. Dr. Maust's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Maust include atrial fibrillation, diabetes screening, and appendicitis. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, and USMD Medical Clinic of North Texas. 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. Dr. Maust is open to new patients. Before performing his residency at Travis Air Force Base, David Grant USAF Medical Center, Dr. Maust attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, bursitis, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, bone problems, joint problems, gout

All Interests: Sports Health, Atrial Fibrillation, Diabetes Screening, Diabetes Management, Bronchitis, Bursitis, ... (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.