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We found 7 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept United Healthcare Compass near Keller, TX.

Dr. Kenneth Joseph Kaminski Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
1500 S Main St/; Department of Orthop
Fort Worth, TX

Dr. Ken Kaminski practices adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery in Tyler, TX, Mount Pleasant, TX, and Pittsburg, TX. Dr. Kaminski honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. His training includes a residency program at JPS Health Network. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Kaminski include: Texas Rising Stars; Chief Resident, Orthopedic Surgery, JPS Hospital; and Intern Of The Year, JPS Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Hip Problems

Dr. Meera Patel, DO
Specializes in Obstetrics
1500 South Main Street
Fort Worth, TX

Dr. Meera Patel is a specialist in obstetrics. She works in Arlington, TX and Fort Worth, TX. Dr. Patel's clinical interests include pelvic reconstructive surgery, sexual dysfunction, and infertility. Her professional affiliations include Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital and USMD Medical Clinic of North Texas. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. She obtained her medical school training at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed her residency at JPS Health Network.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Infertility, Osteoporosis, Cervical Dysplasia, Contraception, Family ... (Read more)

Dr. Larry Mitchell Kjeldgaard, DO
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Spine Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4444 Heritage Trace Parkway; Suite 408
Keller, TX

Dr. Larry Kjeldgaard is a hand surgery, spine surgery, and foot & ankle surgery specialist in Hurst, TX, Trophy Club, TX, and Fort Worth, TX. Patients gave Dr. Kjeldgaard an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include knee replacement, spine surgery procedures, and sports injuries. 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. Before performing his residency at POH Regional Medical Center, Dr. Kjeldgaard attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Resources. Dr. Kjeldgaard has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Sports Injuries, Knee Replacement, Spine Surgery Procedures, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Nicholas Dominic Iagulli, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4444 Heritage Trace Parkway; Suite 408
Keller, TX

Dr. Nicholas Iagulli specializes in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients gave Dr. Iagulli an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Iagulli include knee problems, hand problems, and foot fracture. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans. He obtained his medical school training at Ohio State University College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with The University of Toledo. His professional affiliations include North Hills Hospital and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones), foot fracture

All Interests: Fractures, Knee Problems, Ankle Problems, Foot Problems, Hand Problems, Foot Fracture

Dr. Michael Eldridge Muncy, DO
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4300 City Point Drive; Suite 102
North Richalnd Hills, TX

Dr. Michael Muncy's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He attended the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of North Texas Health Science Center for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Muncy include shoulder injury, carpal tunnel syndrome, and shoulder reconstruction. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Muncy's professional affiliations include Las Colinas Medical Center and Medical Center of Lewisville.

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Relevant Interests: , joint pain, musculoskeletal problems, sprains, fractures (broken bones), joint problems

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

Dr. Thomas Malcolm Carrell, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
8801 N Tarrant Parkway
Noprth Richland Hill, TX

Dr. Thomas Carrell, who practices in North Richland Hills, TX, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Carrell include shoulder injury, shoulder reconstruction, and joint problems. He is affiliated with North Hills Hospital. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Carrell trained at Scott and White Healthcare. Dr. Carrell is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems, joint problems

All Interests: Shoulder Reconstruction, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Surgery, Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

Xizi Wang Dipl.Om M.D. (China)
Specializes in Acupuncture
413 Keller Parkway
Keller, TX

Ms. Xizi Wang practices acupuncture. Ms. Wang's clinical interests include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), menstrual disorders, and migraine. She is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Ms. Wang (or staff) speaks Lao and Chinese.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Depression, Infertility, Tinnitus, Headache, Nutrition Issues, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Allergies, ... (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.