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We found 52 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, who practices in Carrollton, TX and Flower Mound, TX, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Goodhart include meniscus surgery, knee arthritis, and forearm fracture. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, and Medical Center of Lewisville. Before completing his residency at Ohio State University Medical Center, Dr. Goodhart attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine. Patients gave Dr. Goodhart an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is accepting 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. Allan Nathan Sutker, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
5228 W Plano Parkway
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Allan Sutker sees patients in Plano, TX and Frisco, TX. His medical specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Sutker average 3.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include shoulder injury, shoulder reconstruction, and musculoskeletal problems. Dr. Sutker is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and a graduate of Michael Reese Hospital's residency program. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Sutker speaks Spanish. Dr. Sutker is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Knee Pain, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Surgery, Knee ... (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 orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Fagelman include total shoulder replacement, forearm fracture, and tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Fagelman attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school. Dr. Fagelman has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Fagelman is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. He welcomes 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. Randolph Lee Troop, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
5228 W Plano Parkway
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Randal Troop's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. Dr. Troop's areas of expertise include the following: shoulder injury, shoulder reconstruction, and musculoskeletal problems. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Troop has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Knee Pain, Shoulder Pain, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder ... (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 an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. He studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Honig has indicated that his clinical interests include replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), sports health, and musculoskeletal problems. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Honig honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Workers' Compensation. He has received the distinction of 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 his 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's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: shoulder injury, sports health, and shoulder reconstruction. Dr. Barber is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. Dr. Barber is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Workers' Compensation, and more. He has an open panel. Before performing his residency at Tripler Army Medical Center, Dr. Barber attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

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

Dr. Richard Mills Roberts, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
7445 Las Colinas Boulevard
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Richard Roberts is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. Patient ratings for Dr. Roberts average 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include shoulder surgery, sports health, and total joint replacement. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Arlington Orthopedic Associates, P.A.. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Roberts accepts. Dr. Roberts studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Truman Medical Centers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Best of North Texas Orthopedics, Living Magazine and Texas Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, Total Joint ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Stephanie Stephens is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. She is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. These areas are among Dr. Stephens's clinical interests: knee arthritis, heel surgery, and ankle sprain. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at Howard University College of Medicine and performed her residency at Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Stephens is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. She is open to new patients.

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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's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Frisco, TX, Plano, TX, and Dallas, TX. Dr. Berry attended Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific for medical school and subsequently trained at Riverside County Regional Medical Center for residency. His areas of expertise include meniscus surgery, knee arthritis, and elbow pain. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Berry accepts. He is professionally 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 practices orthopedic trauma, hand surgery, and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Gayden is 4.5 stars out of 5. In his practice, Dr. Gayden focuses on back problems and foot fracture. His hospital/clinic affiliations include North Hills Hospital and Las Colinas Medical Center. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Gayden graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at Tulsa Regional 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's areas of specialization are anesthesiology and pain medicine; she sees patients in Dallas, TX, Garland, TX, and Richardson, TX. On average, patients gave her a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Ravula include migraine, leg pain, and elbow pain. She is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. Dr. Ravula takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She graduated from Kilpauk Medical College.

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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, who practices in Frisco, TX, Carrollton, TX, and Flower Mound, TX, is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. His clinical interests include leg pain, pelvic pain, and knee pain. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Medical Center of Lewisville, and Medical Center of McKinney. Dr. Alavi takes 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 works as a hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist in Carrollton, TX, Flower Mound, TX, and Lewisville, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Perez include bone marrow aspiration, leukapheresis, and vulvar cancer. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Perez studied medicine at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Perez is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Oncology, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. He welcomes 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 Steve Anupam Kapadia Kapadia, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
400 West Ih-635; Suite 360
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Lav Kapadia works as an ear, nose and throat specialist. He attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Kapadia trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. His areas of expertise include the following: polyps, minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, and turbinate reduction surgery. Dr. Kapadia's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Gujarati. He is affiliated with Centennial Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. Dr. Kapadia is accepting new patients.

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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's medical specialty is family medicine. Dr. Taquet (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Chinese, and French. Areas of expertise for Dr. Taquet include warts, alcohol abuse, and adolescent issues. Dr. Taquet is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. She is a graduate of Paris Diderot University. She takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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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 works as an internist and pediatrician in Carrollton, TX and Fort Worth, TX. He attended Tulane University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. Dr. Lam's areas of expertise include the following: well women care, migraine, and depression. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: NCQA Diabetes Recognition Recognized for providing the highest-level of diabetes care. Dr. Lam's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and USMD Medical Clinic of North Texas. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, gout

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