We found 6 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept United Healthcare Compass near Keller, TX.

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Dr. Nicholas Dominic Iagulli, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4444 Heritage Trace Parkway; Suite 408
Keller, TX
 

Dr. Nicholas Iagulli's area of specialization is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Iagulli include knee problems, hand problems, and foot fracture. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Iagulli accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. 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 professional affiliations include 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

Sara Elizabeth Suttle
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
3100 N Tarrant Parkway; Suite 104
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Sara Suttle's areas of specialization are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery; she sees patients in Bedford, TX, Grapevine, TX, and Fort Worth, TX. The average patient rating for Dr. Suttle is 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: hammer toe, ankle sprain, and achilles tendonitis. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Suttle accepts. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Southlake, and Texas Health Alliance. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , ankle sprain, arthritis, Achilles tendonitis, gout, ankle fracture, foot fracture

All Interests: Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Ankle Fracture, Foot Surgery, Toenail Fungus, Ankle Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Larry M Kjeldgaard, DO
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Spine Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4444 Heritage Trace Parkway; Suite 408
Keller, TX
 

Dr. Larry Kjeldgaard specializes in hand surgery, spine surgery, and foot & ankle surgery and practices in Hurst, TX, Trophy Club, TX, and Fort Worth, TX. Dr. Kjeldgaard studied medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. His training includes a residency program at POH Regional Medical Center. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee replacement, spine surgery procedures, and sports injuries. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Kjeldgaard is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Alliance. Dr. Kjeldgaard has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Sports Injuries, Knee Replacement, Spine Surgery Procedures, Knee ... (Read more)

Michael Muncy, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4300 City Point Drive; Suite 102
North Richalnd Hills, TX
 

Dr. Michael Muncy is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: strains, shoulder injury, and sports health. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Muncy's education and training includes medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. He is affiliated with Medical City Las Colinas and Medical City Lewisville.

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Relevant Interests: , joint pain, musculoskeletal problems, sprains, fractures (broken bones), joint problems

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Pain, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas M Carrell, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4300 City Point Drive; Suite 200
North Richland Hills, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Carrell's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Carrell include replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement) and joint problems. The average patient rating for Dr. Carrell is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, he completed his residency training at Scott and White Healthcare. Dr. Carrell is professionally affiliated with Medical City North Hills.

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Relevant Interests: , frozen shoulder, bursitis, PCL injury, osteoarthritis, adhesive capsulitis, ACL injury, tendonitis

All Interests: Frozen Shoulder, ACL Injury, Shoulder Debridement, Bursitis, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

Xizi Wang Dipl.Om M.D. (China)
Specializes in Acupuncture
413 Keller Parkway
Keller, TX
 

Ms. Xizi Wang's specialty is acupuncture. Ms. Wang's average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Ms. Wang include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), menstrual disorders, and migraine. She is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Ms. Wang (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Lao and Chinese.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Depression, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Cosmetic Acupuncture, Moxibustion, Gua Sha, Acupressure, ... (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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