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We found 19 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Blue Choice near Irving, TX.

Dr. Richard Mills Roberts, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2120 N Macarthur; Suite 100
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Richard Roberts is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. He speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Roberts include shoulder surgery, sports health, and total joint replacement. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Arlington Orthopedic Associates, P.A.. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Roberts trained at Truman Medical Centers for residency. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Roberts is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. His distinctions include: Best of North Texas Orthopedics, Living Magazine and Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

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

Dr. David Chi Hang Lo, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
1901 Macarthur Boulevard
Irving, TX
 

Dr. David Lo is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). In his practice, Dr. Lo focuses on brain injury and acupuncture treatment. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. Dr. Lo is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, he performed his residency at Baylor University Medical Center. Dr. Lo is conversant in Cantonese.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Brain Injury, Acupuncture Treatment

Dr. Renuka Ramarao Basavaraju, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
2021 North Macarthur Boulevard; Suite 210
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Renuka Basavaraju practices adult rheumatology in Irving, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Basavaraju include immunotherapy, hay fever (allergic rhinitis), and fibromyalgia. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Osmania Medical College. In addition to English, Dr. Basavaraju (or staff) speaks Telugu and Hindi. She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis

All Interests: Dermatomyositis, Immunotherapy, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Scleroderma, Rheumatic Diseases, Allergies, ... (Read more)

Dr. Naveena Allada, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2021 North Macarthur Boulevard; Suite 400
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Naveena Allada works as an adult hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist in Irving, TX. Dr. Allada's areas of expertise include lung cancer, lymphoma, and clinical trials. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She studied medicine at Andhra Medical College. She has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Allada (or staff) speaks Telugu and Hindi. Dr. Allada is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology.

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

All Interests: Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Sarcoma, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Leukemia, Hereditary Cancer, Lung ... (Read more)

Dr. Narotham Reddy Thudi, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2021 North Macarthur Boulevard; Suite 400
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Narotham Thudi is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist in Dallas, TX and Irving, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Thudi include lung cancer, lymphoma, and clinical trials. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Thudi attended Osmania Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Mountainside Hospital. Dr. Thudi (or staff) speaks Telugu and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Oncology, and Medical City Hospital (Dallas).

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

All Interests: Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Sarcoma, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Leukemia, Hereditary Cancer, Lung ... (Read more)

Dr. Anand Thanwar Shivnani, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2001 N. Macarthur Boulevard; Suite 120
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Anand Shivnani specializes in radiation oncology. These areas are among Dr. Shivnani's clinical interests: stomach tumor, rectal cancer, and sinus cancer. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University for residency. He has received distinctions including Texas Rising Stars and Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Shivnani's professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology.

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

All Interests: Rectal Problems, Urologic Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Abdominal Cancer, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert J Weisberg, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2021 North Macarthur Boulevard; Suite 400
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Robert Weisberg is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. His clinical interests include bladder cancer, lung cancer, and colon cancer. Dr. Weisberg is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Dr. Weisberg is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology.

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

All Interests: Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Sarcoma, Colon Cancer, Leukemia, Hereditary Cancer, Lung Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Neil Paul Williams, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
400 W Ih 635 Freeway; Suite 360
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Neil Williams is a specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He works in Irving, TX. Dr. Williams is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Williams include eyelid surgery, thyroid cancer, and thyroid surgery. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Williams speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Pine Creek Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , nasal fractures, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Endoscopic Surgery, Nasal Fractures, Nasal Endoscopy, Eyelid Problems, Otoplasty, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Gerard Westkaemper, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2120 N Macarthur Boulevard; Suite 100
Irving, TX
 

Dr. John Westkaemper works as a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Westkaemper graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include hand problems, wrist pain, and carpal tunnel surgery. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Westkaemper honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Sports Health, Wrist Surgery, Wrist Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Frank William Theilen, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
400 W Ih 635 Freeway; Suite 360
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Frank Theilen is a specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He works in Irving, TX. Dr. Theilen's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thyroid cancer, and thyroid surgery. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Pine Creek Medical Center. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Theilen accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , nasal fractures, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Endoscopic Surgery, Nasal Fractures, Nasal Endoscopy, Eyelid Problems, Otoplasty, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark A Kazewych, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2120 N Macarthur; Suite 100
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Mark Kazewych is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is a graduate of Northeast Ohio Medical University. Dr. Kazewych's areas of expertise include rotator cuff surgery, sports health, and knee reconstruction. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Arlington Orthopedic Associates, P.A..

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Surgery, Knee Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, Shoulder Arthroscopy, ... (Read more)

Samuel Nava Jr.
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
2001 N Macarthur; Suite 300
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Samuel Nava practices podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery in Carrollton, TX and Irving, TX. His clinical interests include warts, foot pain, and hammer toe. Patient ratings for Dr. Nava average 3.5 stars out of 5. 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. Nava is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , ankle sprain, bone problems, fractures (broken bones), tendonitis, bone spurs, foot fracture

All Interests: Warts, Plantar Fasciotomy, Ankle Sprain, Bunionette, Bone Spurs, Foot Surgery, Toenail Fungus, ... (Read more)

Dr. Adam Clay Crawford, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1901 N. Macarthur Boulevard
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Adam Crawford specializes in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: knee arthritis, hammer toe, and achilles tendonitis. Dr. Crawford is professionally affiliated with North Hills Hospital, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, he performed his residency at the University of Missouri Health System. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Workers' Compensation are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Crawford accepts. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Crawford welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis, achilles tendonitis, musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Musculoskeletal Problems, Sports Injuries, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Achilles ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Baker Sanders, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
2120 North Macarthur Boulevard; Suite 100
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Steven Sanders specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and practices in Irving, TX. His areas of expertise consist of arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. Dr. Sanders graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Arthroscopic Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Replacement ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1901 N. Macarthur Boulevard
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Cameron Atkinson practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Atkinson include dupuytren's contracture, hand arthritis, and hand surgery procedures. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Atkinson is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, and Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital. Dr. Atkinson's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hand arthritis, musculoskeletal problems, hand fracture

All Interests: Hand Fracture, Dupuytren's Contracture, Musculoskeletal Problems, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Hand ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2021 North Macarthur Boulevard; Suite 115
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Vishal Patel is a spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. These areas are among his clinical interests: musculoskeletal problems and musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Patel is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. He studied medicine at the University of Toledo College of Medicine. Dr. Patel honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Musculoskeletal Surgery

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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.