- Avoiding arthritis triggers
- Hot or cold therapy, such as ice or hot packs
- Oral or injected medications, such as corticosteroids, NSAIDs, and biologics
- Physical therapy and gentle exercises
- Surgery to repair or replace damaged joints
We found 3 providers with an interest in arthritis and who accept First Health near Clearwater, FL.
Dr. William Cottrell's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Cottrell include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He is affiliated with BayCare Physician Partners, Bardmoor Surgery Center, and Morton Plant Hospital. Dr. Cottrell attended the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Alabama for residency. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.
Relevant Interests: , arthritis
All Interests: Sports Health, Auto Injuries, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee ... (Read more)
Dr. Gordon Zuerndorfer works as an orthopedic surgeon in Clearwater, FL. Dr. Zuerndorfer has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Zuerndorfer include knee problems, carpal tunnel syndrome, and laser surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He studied medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Zuerndorfer completed his residency training at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center and Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. He is affiliated with BayCare Alliant Hospital, Mease Countryside Hospital, and Mease Dunedin Hospital.
Relevant Interests: , osteoarthritis, arthritis, gout
All Interests: Auto Injuries, Foot Surgery, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Implant Surgery, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)
Dr. Austin Kramer practices podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) in Tampa, FL and Clearwater, FL. These areas are among Dr. Kramer's clinical interests: ingrown toenails, plantar warts, and sports health. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Largo Medical Center - Indian Rocks Road Campus.
Relevant Interests: , gout
All Interests: Orthotics, Sports Health, Plantar Fasciitis, Tendonitis, Cysts, Cellulitis, Ultrasound, Wounds, ... (Read more)