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We found 8 providers with an interest in arthritis and who accept Cigna near Flower Mound, TX.

Dr. Loren S Lasater, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1600 W. College Street; Suite Ll10
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Loren Lasater's area of specialization is family medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: warts, prostate problems, and menopause. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Before performing his residency at Phoenix Baptist Hospital, Dr. Lasater attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Warts, Depression, Sports Health, Men's Health Issues, Immunization, Bronchitis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
210 N Park Boulevard; Suite 107
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Uzma Syeda's medical specialty is adult rheumatology. Dr. Syeda obtained her medical school training at Allama Iqbal Medical College and performed her residency at Michael Reese Hospital. Her clinical interests include psoriatic arthritis, metabolic bone disease, and lupus. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. Dr. Syeda is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, ankylosing spondylitis

All Interests: Psoriatic Arthritis, Bursitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Scleroderma, Fibromyalgia, Gout, Lupus, ... (Read more)

Dr. Craig William Goodhart, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4951 Long Prairie Road
Flower Mound, TX
 

Dr. Craig Goodhart is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Goodhart's areas of expertise include meniscus surgery, knee arthritis, and forearm fracture. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Ohio State University Medical Center. Dr. Goodhart has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, and Medical Center of Lewisville. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis, osteoarthritis, arthritis

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

Dr. Michael Scott Hisey, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4401 Long Prairie Road; Suite 500
Flower Mound, TX
 

Dr. Michael Hisey is a spine surgeon and orthopedist in Denton, TX and Flower Mound, TX. He has a special interest in cervical (neck) spine problems, arthritis, and herniated disc. Patient reviews placed Dr. Hisey at an average of 2.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia for residency. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Hisey's professional affiliations include Denton Regional Medical Center and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Cervical Spine Problems, Arthritis, Spine Problems, Herniated Disc

Dr. Scott Andrew Wenger, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2850 East Hwy 114
Trophy Club, TX
 

Dr. Scott Wenger works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Wenger include total shoulder replacement, knee arthritis, and tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Resources. Dr. Wenger graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Wenger is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Elbow ... (Read more)

Dr. James Allen Guess Jr., MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4951 Long Prairie Road; Suite 100
Flower Mound, TX
 

Dr. James Guess, who practices in Carrollton, TX, Flower Mound, TX, and Frisco, TX, is a medical specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Guess's areas of expertise include the following: back injuries, spinal decompression, and disc surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, and Medical Center of Lewisville. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Michigan Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Guess honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Disc Problems, Spine Reconstruction, Neck Pain, Scoliosis, Spinal Pain, Spinal Instrumentation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kevin James Kulwicki, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4951 Long Prairie Road; Suite 100
Flower Mound, TX
 

Dr. Kevin Kulwicki is a physician who specializes in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Kulwicki include overuse injuries, wrist fracture, and sports health. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kulwicki's education and training includes medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine and residency at Tripler Army Medical Center. He is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano and Medical Center of Lewisville. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Wrist Fracture, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Wrist Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher Don Allmon, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4951 Long Prairie Road; Suite 100
Flower Mound, TX
 

Dr. Christopher Allmon is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Plano, TX, Flower Mound, TX, and Frisco, TX. Dr. Allmon's areas of expertise include knee arthritis, heel surgery, and wrist fracture. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, and Medical Center of Lewisville. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Workers' Compensation, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Allmon is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Allmon (or staff) speaks Korean, Spanish, and Latin.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Heel Surgery, Wrist Fracture, Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Hip Pain, ... (Read more)

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What is Arthritis?

Arthritis is a painful disease of the joints. There are many different kinds of arthritis with various causes, but they all lead to pain and inflammation of joints such as the hip, knee, or wrist. Arthritis affects people of all ages, races, and genders, but it is more common in women and older people. It is the leading cause of disability in the United States.

Symptoms of arthritis include swelling, pain, and stiffness. They can occur in a single joint or throughout the body. It is common for symptoms to come and go, known as flares. In some kinds of arthritis, flares may be caused by specific triggers, such as exercise, stress, or an allergic reaction.

By far the two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis happens when wear and tear on joints breaks down the cartilage between two moving bones. In a healthy person, cartilage cushions and lubricates the bones so they can glide over each other as they move. When the cartilage becomes thin or tears, the ends of bones rub and cause pain. In rheumatoid arthritis, the body’s own immune system becomes confused and attacks joint cartilage, weakening it and causing inflammation.

Treatment for arthritis depends on the specific type, but it may include:
  • Avoiding arthritis triggers
  • Hot or cold therapy, such as ice or hot packs
  • Oral or injected medications, such as corticosteroids, NSAIDs, and biologics
  • Physical therapy and gentle exercises
  • Surgery to repair or replace damaged joints

In many types of arthritis, early treatment can prevent more serious damage to your joints, keeping your symptoms in check. Whatever stage you are in, help exists to let you stay active and manage pain. There are many options to get you moving again.