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Mr. Howard Walker Harris MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
average rating 4.87 stars (2 ratings)
2425 Highway 121
Bedford, TX
 

Dr. Howard Harris is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. After attending the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dr. Harris completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. His areas of expertise include the following: ACL reconstruction, sports health, and reverse total shoulder replacement. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Hurst-Euless-Bedford (HEB). Dr. Harris is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, musculoskeletal problems, clavicle fracture (broken collarbone), fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder Surgery, Fractures, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Ly Nguyen M.D.
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2425 Highway 121
Bedford, TX
 

Dr. Michael Nguyen's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Nguyen is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Nguyen include hip arthroscopy, sports health, and musculoskeletal problems. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nguyen takes. Dr. Nguyen's professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Hurst-Euless-Bedford (HEB). He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Musculoskeletal Problems, Orthopedic Surgery, Hip Arthroscopy, Knee Arthroscopy, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
2425 Highway 121
Bedford, TX
 

Dr. John Flores' areas of specialization are family medicine and sports medicine. He is especially interested in musculoskeletal problems. Dr. Flores takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Southlake. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems

Mr. Oscar David Taunton Jr. MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
average rating 3.43 stars (20 ratings)
2425 Highway 121
Bedford, TX
 

Dr. O. Taunton specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Grapevine, TX and Bedford, TX. These areas are among his clinical interests: hip replacement, knee replacement, and knee arthroscopy. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Hurst-Euless-Bedford (HEB). After attending the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Dr. Taunton completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Taunton is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , joint pain, arthritis, musculoskeletal problems, hip fracture, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Joint Pain, Revision Arthroplasty, Revision Hip Arthroplasty, Fractures, Knee Revision, ... (Read more)

Institute of Spinal Disorders
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
average rating 2.52 stars (14 ratings)
729 W Bedford Euless Road; Suite 206
Hurst, TX
 

Dr. Robert Myles is a spine surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. He is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. Dr. Myles's areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery, and sports health. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Myles is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Complex Spine Surgery, Cervical Fusion, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Jesse E. Smith MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
average rating 4.85 stars (27 ratings)
75 Main Street; Suite 150
Colleyville, TX
 

Dr. Jesse Smith is a facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Smith's clinical interests include dermabrasion, ear pain, and enlarged turbinates. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Smith attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Smith include: Top 10 MD; Fort Worth Top Doc; and American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Medical City Fort Worth, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Fort Worth. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , nasal fractures, soft tissue sarcoma, bone cancer, bone problems, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Enlarged Turbinates, Dizziness, Eyelid Retraction Repair, Thyroid Fine Needle ... (Read more)

Joel Russel Maust M.D.
Specializes in Family Medicine
average rating 4.09 stars (8 ratings)
9003 Airport Freeway; Suite 300
North Richland Hills, TX
 

Dr. Joel Maust works as a family practitioner in Carrollton, TX and North Richland Hills, TX. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and residency at Travis Air Force Base, David Grant USAF Medical Center. Dr. Maust's clinical interests include wheezing, atrial fibrillation, and diabetes screening. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Maust takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Plano, and USMD Medical Clinic of North Texas. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , dislocation, osteoporosis, bursitis, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, bone problems, joint problems, gout

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Wheezing, Diabetes Screening, Diabetes Management, Bronchitis, Bursitis, ... (Read more)

Van Lam M.D.
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
9003 Airport Freeway; Suite 300
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Van Lam works as a general internist and general pediatrician in Carrollton, TX and Fort Worth, TX. After completing medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. Dr. Lam's areas of expertise include depression, hepatitis, and eczema. 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. Lam has received the distinction of NCQA Diabetes Recognition Recognized for providing the highest-level of diabetes care. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and USMD Medical Clinic of North Texas. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis, gout

All Interests: Depression, Eczema, Diabetes Screening, Diabetes Management, Immunization, Rheumatoid Arthritis, ... (Read more)

Mr. Stephen J. Troum MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, General Surgery
average rating 2.93 stars (4 ratings)
2425 Highway 121
Bedford, TX
 

Dr. Stephen Troum's specialties are hand surgery and general surgery. He practices in Bedford, TX and Trophy Club, TX. On average, patients gave Dr. Troum a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: dupuytren's contracture, wrist pain, and carpal tunnel surgery. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Medical Center of Central Georgia. Dr. Troum's professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Hurst-Euless-Bedford (HEB). He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , wrist fracture, arthritis, tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), hand fracture, wrist tendonitis

All Interests: Wrist Fracture, Hand Fracture, Dupuytren's Contracture, Tennis Elbow, Arthritis, Wrist Tendonitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nicholas Dominic Iagulli MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
average rating 3.14 stars (16 ratings)
809 West Harwood Road; Suite 101
Hurst, TX
 

Dr. Nicholas Iagulli practices pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Hurst, TX and Keller, TX. He obtained his medical school training at Ohio State University College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with The University of Toledo. His areas of expertise include knee problems, hand problems, and foot fracture. Patients gave Dr. Iagulli an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Iagulli is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Medical City North Hills and Texas Health Alliance.

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

All Interests: Fractures, Knee Problems, Foot Problems, Hand Problems, Foot Fracture

David R. Martin M.D.
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2425 Highway 121; Suite 201
Bedford, TX
 

Dr. David Martin is a physician who specializes in adult nephrology. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Dr. Martin attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He is especially interested in kidney stones, metabolic bone diseases, and chronic kidney disease (CKD). Dr. Martin is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Martin speaks Navajo. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, and Texas Health Fort Worth. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , metabolic bone diseases

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Metabolic Bone Diseases, Chronic Kidney Disease

Roopa Sathyaprakash MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
average rating 5 stars (1 rating)
7141 Colleyville Boulevard
Colleyville, TX
 

Dr. Roopa Sathyaprakash is an adult endocrinologist in Colleyville, TX and Grapevine, TX. She speaks Spanish. She has a special interest in diabetes, thyroid problems, and osteoporosis. Dr. Sathyaprakash is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. Dr. Sathyaprakash attended medical school at Government Medical College, Bellary. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Osteoporosis, Diabetes, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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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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