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We found 3 neuromuscular medicine providers who accept Aetna Gold $10 Copay near Fort Worth, TX.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Neuromuscular Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
136 Medical Group; 1740 Eisenhower Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Ralph Walsh is a physician who specializes in family medicine, neuromuscular medicine, and osteopathic manipulative medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Walsh is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Resources. He attended the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Summa Western Reserve Hospital. Dr. Walsh has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Scott Thomas Stoll, PhD, DO
Specializes in Physiatry, Neuromuscular Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
1400 Eighth Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Scott Stoll's medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), neuromuscular medicine, and osteopathic manipulative medicine. After completing medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Stoll performed his residency at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Stoll include nerve conduction studies (NCS) and electromyography (EMG). 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. Stoll's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth.

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Clinical interests: Nerve Conduction Studies, Electromyography

Dr. David Craig Mason, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Neuromuscular Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd; Fort
Worth, TX
 

Dr. David Mason is a family medicine physician, neuromuscular medicine specialist, and osteopathic manipulative medicine specialist in Fort Worth, TX. He is rated highly by his patients. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Mason attended medical school at UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Mason is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth.

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What is Neuromuscular Medicine?

Neuromuscular medicine can be broadly defined as a medical specialty devoted to disorders of nerves and muscles. It has some similarities to the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation, in that it is concerned with how people move and function. It is also similar to the specialty of neurology because it has to do with disorders of the nervous system. However, neuromuscular medicine specifically deals with disorders in how the nerves interact with muscles. These disorders often require a level of knowledge greater than that of a general neurologist or physical medicine specialist.

Our nervous system is made up of two parts. The peripheral nervous system includes sensory nerves, nerves that move muscles, and the junctions between muscles and nerves. The central nervous system includes the brain and spinal cord. Neuromuscular medicine deals with disorders that occur specifically when the two parts of the nervous system do not connect or work well together. These disorders include:
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, sometimes known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Myasthenia gravis, a disorder where the muscles feel weak and fatigued
  • Ataxia, characterized by involuntary movements

Neuromuscular medicine specialists are usually knowledgeable about electrodiagnostic medicine, the use of electrical impulses to check nerve and muscle function. These tests play an important role in neuromuscular management. Neuromuscular medicine specialists also perform physical exams, diagnose their patients and manage their care, and provide medical counseling for those with life-altering illnesses.