We found 6 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Silver Compass Balanced 2000 1 near Spring, TX.

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Dr. Kevin Michael Moran, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
845 Fm 1960 West; Suite 104
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Kevin Moran practices spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Houston, TX and Conroe, TX. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. For his professional training, Dr. Moran completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. His clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Patient reviews placed Dr. Moran at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Moran is professionally affiliated with Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Joint Surgery, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Lower Back Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
800 Peakwood Drive; Suite 5g
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Damian Chaupin specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Chaupin's areas of expertise include prostate problems, warts, and cancer surgery. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Houston Northwest Medical Center. Before performing his residency at Sisters of Charity Hospital, Dr. Chaupin attended National University of San Marcos for medical school. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Chaupin is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, bursitis, osteomyelitis

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Warts, Adolescent Issues, Breast Biopsy, Bursitis, Circumcision, Sclerotherapy, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Family Medicine
21309 Foster Road; Suite 100
Spring, TX
 

Dr. Alejandra Palmeros-Irvine practices family medicine in Spring, TX. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include the following: menopause, migraine, and thyroid problems. Dr. Palmeros-Irvine honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Palmeros-Irvine is affiliated with Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Incontinence, Family Planning, Sinus Problems, Migraine, Diabetes, Obesity, Arthritis, Women's ... (Read more)

Dr. John M Fackler, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
17183 Interstate 45 S; Suite 210
Shenandoah, TX
 

Dr. John Fackler is an orthopedic surgeon. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Fackler is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Fackler's education and training includes medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and William Beaumont Army Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Timothy E Irvine, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
21309 Foster Road; Suite 100
Spring, TX
 

Dr. Timothy Irvine works as a family practice physician in Spring, TX. These areas are among his clinical interests: menopause, migraine, and thyroid problems. Dr. Irvine's average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Irvine (or staff) speaks Sign Language and Spanish. Dr. Irvine is affiliated with Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
800 Peakwood Drive; Suite 5d
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Mark Hubert specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Houston, TX and Conroe, TX. His clinical interests include leg fracture, arm fracture, and wrist fracture. Dr. Hubert honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Medical City Denton and Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , leg fracture, arm fracture, wrist fracture, shoulder fracture, spinal fracture, knee fracture, hip fracture, hand fracture

All Interests: Leg Fracture, Arm Fracture, Wrist Fracture, Shoulder Fracture, Knee Fracture, Hand Fracture, 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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