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We found 16 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Gold Compass Balanced 1000 near Tyler, TX.

Dr. James Robert Harris, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
3414 Golden Road
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. James Harris is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Tyler, TX and Pittsburg, TX. In Dr. Harris's practice, he is particularly interested in knee problems, sports health, and shoulder problems. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC) and a hospital affiliated with Tulane University, Dr. Harris attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
3414 Golden Road
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. L. Jones' medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. After completing medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Dr. Jones performed his residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. His clinical interests include sports health, knee arthroscopy, and fractures (broken bones). He accepts United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, Shoulder Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Fractures, Total Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott Alan Burlison, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
800 East Dawson; Anesthesiology Department
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. Scott Burlison works as an anesthesiologist and pain specialist. In his practice, Dr. Burlison focuses on musculoskeletal problems. Dr. Burlison accepts United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
3414 Golden Road
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. Robert Dennis is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He has a special interest in knee problems, sports health, and shoulder problems. United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dennis honors. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems

Dr. Rebel Renee Huffman, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3414 Golden Road
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. Rebel Huffman is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Her areas of expertise consist of upper extremity problems, hand surgery procedures, and musculoskeletal problems. She honors United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. Dr. Huffman graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Alabama.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Upper Extremity Problems, Hand Surgery Procedures

Dr. Kenneth Joseph Kaminski Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
3414 Golden Road
Tyler, 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. Joseph Michael Conflitti, MD
Specializes in Trauma Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1000 S. Beckham Avenue
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Conflitti's medical specialty is trauma surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Conflitti average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Conflitti's areas of expertise include the following: knee replacement, arthritis, and fracture surgery. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Conflitti accepts. Dr. Conflitti attended Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine and then went on to complete Dr. Conflitti's residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Conflitti is professionally affiliated with ETMC First Physicians.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Fracture Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, Knee Arthroscopy, Arthritis, Ligament Surgery, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Hitesh Bhrigunath Singh, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
11937 Us Hwy 271
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. Hitesh Singh, who practices in Tyler, TX, Waco, TX, and Temple, TX, is a medical specialist in adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). After attending the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Scott and White Healthcare. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Singh speaks the following foreign languages: Tamil and Malayalam. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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

All Interests: Sarcoma, Solid Tumor, Esophageal Cancer, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3414 Golden Road
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. Carey Clark is a hand surgeon and orthopedist in Tyler, TX. His clinical interests include hand problems, wrist problems, and shoulder problems. Dr. Clark takes United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine and Indiana University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Reconstructive Surgery, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1905 Donnybrook
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. Gary Goodfried is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Tyler, TX. Dr. Goodfried's areas of expertise include the following: hip replacement, knee problems, and musculoskeletal problems. He graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Hip Replacement, Trauma

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
505 South Fleishel
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. David Carney specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Tyler, TX. He attended medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine. In his practice, Dr. Carney focuses on arthroscopic surgery and musculoskeletal problems. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Carney takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Arthroscopic Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems

Dr. Kevin Wade Luttrell, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3414 Golden Road
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. Kevin Luttrell is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Tyler, TX. After attending the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at JPS Health Network. Dr. Luttrell accepts United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Trauma, Reconstructive Surgery

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3414 Golden Road.
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. David Kummerfeld is an orthopedic surgeon in Tyler, TX. Dr. Kummerfeld obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and performed his residency at Scott and White Healthcare and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He has a special interest in musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma, shoulder problems, and elbow problems. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Trauma, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems

Dr. Alireza Behboudi, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1000 S. Beckham Avenue
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. Alireza Behboudi is a Tyler, TX physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Behboudi's areas of expertise include sports health, arthritis, and knee arthroscopy. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with ETMC First Physicians.

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Relevant Interests: , achilles tendon problems, arthritis, musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Achilles Tendon Problems, Hammer Toe, Musculoskeletal Problems, Knee Arthroscopy, ... (Read more)

Jason Bradley Johnson
Specializes in Family Medicine
700 Olympic Plaza; Suite 600
Tyler, TX
 

Mr. Jason Johnson practices family medicine in Tyler, TX. Mr. Johnson has a special interest in replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), sports health, and musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma. He 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 ETMC First Physicians.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma, musculoskeletal problems

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

Dr. David Robert Dewalch
Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1000 S Beckham Avenue
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. David Dewalch is an orthopedist and diagnostic radiologist in Tyler, TX. These areas are among Dr. Dewalch's clinical interests: knee replacement, fracture surgery, and arthritis. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with ETMC First Physicians.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Fracture Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, Knee Arthroscopy, Arthritis, Ligament Surgery, Knee ... (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.