We found 13 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 is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Irving, TX, Grapevine, TX, and Sherman, TX. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. His areas of expertise include the following: replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), sports health, and musculoskeletal problems. On average, patients gave Dr. Honig a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Honig accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and more. He has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. His professional affiliations include All Star Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Honig's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

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

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

Dr. Stephen Sandoval sees patients in Sherman, TX. His medical specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His clinical interests include steroid injections, knee replacement, and fracture reduction (setting broken bones). Dr. Sandoval is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sandoval honors.

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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)

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

Dr. Richard Jelsma is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Jelsma attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. These areas are among his clinical interests: steroid injections, hip replacement, and knee replacement. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. 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)

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

Dr. Steve Hayes' areas of specialization are foot & ankle surgery, general podiatry, and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: hammer toe, plantar fasciitis, and bunions. Dr. Hayes accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is 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 is a physician who specializes in adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: salivary gland cancer, thrombocytosis (high platelet count), and thyroid cancer. Dr. Ehsan accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He studied medicine at Central University of the East School of Medicine. He has received the following distinctions: Texas Super Doctors and Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Ehsan is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology.

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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. Robert William Brobst Jr., MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
3601 N. Calais Street
Sherman, TX
 

Dr. Robert Brobst is a facial plastic surgeon and ear, nose and throat specialist. Dr. Brobst's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: cyst aspiration, cyst removal, and dermabrasion. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Brobst include: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society HSC Endowed Scholarship and Leadership Forum Representative Eagle Scout RealSelf Top Doctor.

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

All Interests: Cyst Aspiration, Dermabrasion, Eyelid Retraction Repair, Ptosis Repair, Lip Implants, Chin ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Jill Heffernan practices radiation oncology in Sherman, TX, Denison, TX, and McKinney, TX. Dr. Heffernan's clinical interests include stomach tumor, rectal cancer, and sinus cancer. She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology. She obtained her medical school training at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Dr. Heffernan honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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. Charles Ernest Toulson, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
3601 N. Calais Street
Sherman, TX
 

Dr. Charles Toulson is an adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery specialist in McKinney, TX, Plano, TX, and Dallas, TX. These areas are among his clinical interests: steroid injections, nerve block, and hip injury. Dr. Toulson has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He attended medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Dr. Toulson has received the following distinctions: Texas Rising Stars and Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Medical Center of McKinney.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoarthritis, arthritis, musculoskeletal problems, hip fracture, joint problems

All Interests: Hip Pain, Revision Arthroplasty, Total Hip Replacement, Revision Hip Arthroplasty, Partial Knee ... (Read more)

Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3601 N. Calais Street
Sherman, TX
 

Dr. Brian Rose is a physician who specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Rose include steroid injections, laminectomy, and kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. After completing medical school at the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Dr. Rose performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Rose is 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, Artificial Disc Replacement, Ankle Fracture, Hip ... (Read more)

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

Dr. David Osterman is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Osterman's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: steroid injections, hip replacement, and nerve block. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Osterman is a graduate of St. Louis University School of Medicine. He is 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)

Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
3601 N. Calais Street
Sherman, TX
 

Dr. Carlton Cranford works as a foot doctor and foot and ankle surgeon in Denison, TX, Plano, TX, and Sherman, TX. Dr. Cranford's residency was performed at Ochsner Medical Center. His areas of expertise include diabetic foot ulcers, dislocation, and tendon repair. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cranford accepts. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano.

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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

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

Dr. John Sciortino's specialties are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. His areas of expertise include bunion surgery, casting (cast application), and dislocation. Dr. Sciortino takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. For his professional training, Dr. Sciortino completed a residency program at VA Medical Center. He is 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)

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

Dr. Jeremy Urbanczyk's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include hip replacement, knee replacement, and arm surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Urbanczyk is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Urbanczyk studied medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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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.
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