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We found 11 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver PPO near Sherman, TX.

Dr. Kevin M Honig, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
910 East Southlake Boulevard; Suite 155
Sherman, TX
 

Dr. Kevin Honig, who practices in Irving, TX, Grapevine, TX, and Sherman, TX, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Honig's clinical interests include replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), sports health, and musculoskeletal problems. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Workers' Compensation, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Honig has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. He is affiliated with All Star Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Musculoskeletal Problems, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Replacement Arthroplasty

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
321 N. Highland Avenue; Suite 120
Sherman, TX
 

Dr. Stephen Sandoval is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Sherman, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sandoval include steroid injections, knee replacement, and fracture reduction (setting broken bones). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , wrist fracture, hip fracture, hand fracture

All Interests: Steroid Injections, Wrist Fracture, Hand Fracture, Hip Fracture Surgery, Hip Fracture, Fracture ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
425 N Highland Avenue; Suite 110
Sherman, TX
 

Dr. Richard Jelsma's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Sherman, TX. Dr. Jelsma graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jelsma include steroid injections, hip replacement, and knee replacement. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , wrist fracture, elbow fracture, hand fracture, ankle fracture, foot fracture

All Interests: Steroid Injections, Wrist Fracture, Elbow Fracture, Hand Fracture, Ankle Fracture, Shoulder ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, General Podiatry, Sports Medicine
2616 Loy Lake Road; Suite B
Sherman, TX
 

Dr. Steve Hayes works as a foot and ankle surgeon, general podiatrist, and sports medicine specialist in Sherman, TX. His areas of expertise include hammer toe, plantar fasciitis, and bunions. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hayes is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones), tendonitis

All Interests: Plantar Fasciitis, Tendonitis, Sever's Disease, Hammer Toe, Fractures, Bunions

Dr. Alex Ali Ehsan, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
2800 Hwy 75 N
Sherman, TX
 

Dr. Alex Ehsan works as an oncologist, medical oncologist, and hematologist in Sherman, TX and Denison, TX. These areas are among Dr. Ehsan's clinical interests: salivary gland cancer, thrombocytosis (high platelet count), and thyroid cancer. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology. He studied medicine at Central University of the East School of Medicine. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ehsan has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors and Texas Rising Stars.

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Relevant Interests: , soft tissue sarcoma

All Interests: Vulvar Cancer, Sickle Cell Disease, Skin Cancer, Salivary Gland Cancer, Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Tongue ... (Read more)

Dr. Jill Prince Heffernan, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
5012 S. Highway 75; Suite 170
Denison, TX
 

Dr. Jill Heffernan sees patients in Sherman, TX, Denison, TX, and McKinney, TX. Her medical specialty is radiation oncology. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Dr. Heffernan attended medical school at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Heffernan include stomach tumor, rectal cancer, and sinus cancer. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She is affiliated with 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)

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5012 South Us Hwy 75; Suite 120
Denison, TX
 

Dr. Brian Rose's areas of specialization are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; he sees patients in Denison, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rose include steroid injections, laminectomy, and kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Rose is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , hip fracture, musculoskeletal problems, ankle fracture, foot fracture

All Interests: Steroid Injections, Kyphoplasty, Laminotomy, Disc Replacement, Ankle Fracture, Hip Fracture, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
403 North Highland
Sherman, TX
 

Dr. David Osterman is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. His areas of expertise include steroid injections, hip replacement, and nerve block. On average, patients gave Dr. Osterman a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Osterman takes. He attended medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Steroid Injections, Kyphoplasty, Shoulder Replacement, Partial Knee Replacement, Fractures, Total ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
3415 Loy Lake Road
Sherman, TX
 

Dr. John Sciortino is a foot doctor and foot and ankle surgeon. Dr. Sciortino's residency was performed at VA Medical Center. His areas of expertise include bunion surgery, casting (cast application), and dislocation. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sciortino is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Wounds, Bunion Surgery, Ingrown Toenails, Reconstructive Surgery, Fractures, Surgical Procedures, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
5012 S Us Highway; 75 Ste 120
Denison, TX
 

Dr. Carlton Cranford's specialties are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cranford include diabetic foot ulcers, dislocation, and tendon repair. Dr. Cranford is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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

All Interests: Ankle Fracture, Tendon Repair, Fractures, Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Dislocation, Foot Fracture

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
300 N Highland Avenue; Suite 430
Sherman, TX
 

Dr. Jeremy Urbanczyk's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Urbanczyk's areas of expertise include the following: hip replacement, knee replacement, and arm surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Urbanczyk is a graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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

All Interests: Ankle Fracture, Hip Fracture Surgery, Arm Surgery, Fractures, Knee Surgery, Knee Arthroscopy, Hip ... (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.