We found 5 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans near Cypress, TX.

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Dr. Ashish Kapoor, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
21212 Northwest Freeway; Suite 465
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Ashish Kapoor's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Kapoor at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kapoor include prostate problems, sinusitis (sinus infection), and gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders). He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kapoor welcomes new patients. He is a graduate of Maulana Azad Medical College and All India Institute of Medical Sciences. Dr. Kapoor (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Hindi.

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Dr. Thuan Khac Nguyen, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
12609 Louetta Road
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Thuan Nguyen practices general internal medicine in Cypress, TX and Houston, TX. The average patient rating for Dr. Nguyen is 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include diabetes, warts, and moles. Dr. Nguyen's professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Houston Methodist. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nguyen accepts. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Nguyen (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Vietnamese.

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Relevant Interests: , bursitis, arthritis

All Interests: Warts, Bursitis, Hypertension, Diabetes, Arthritis, Lupus, Asthma, Vasculitis, Moles

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
12609 Louetta Road
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Lisa Chan works as a general internist. These areas are among Dr. Chan's clinical interests: gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), ulcers, and osteomyelitis. Her professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Houston Methodist. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. Dr. Chan obtained her medical school training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Chan (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Chinese, and Vietnamese.

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Relevant Interests: , osteomyelitis

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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
9539 Huffmeister Road; Suite 200
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Veena Watwe practices adult endocrinology. Dr. Watwe (or staff) speaks Marathi, Spanish, and Hindi. Her clinical interests encompass diabetes, thyroid problems, and bone problems. Her professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo, Dr. Watwe attended medical school at B.J. Medical College. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Watwe accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , bone problems

All Interests: Bone Problems, Diabetes, Thyroid Problems

David Neil Gunther
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
10720 Barker Cypress
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. David Gunther works as a podiatrist and foot and ankle surgeon in Houston, TX and Cypress, TX. Dr. Gunther's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: warts, arthroscopic surgery, and ulcers. He is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Gunther is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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

All Interests: Warts, Bone Spurs, Bursitis, Morton's Neuroma, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Osteomyelitis, ... (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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