We found 10 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Blue Advantage near Mckinney, TX.

Showing 1-10 of 10
Selecting one of the sort options will cause this page to reload and list providers by the selected sort order.

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
8080 State Highway 121; Suite 320
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Donald Ozumba's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Ozumba is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Ozumba has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. He is professionally affiliated with Centennial Medical Center.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

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

Dr. Sean Mawusi Jones-Quaidoo, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1101 Raintree Circle; Suite 240
Allen, TX
 

Dr. Sean Jones-Quaidoo's specialties are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Dallas, TX and Allen, TX. Dr. Jones-Quaidoo's clinical interests include back injuries, spinal pain, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. Dr. Jones-Quaidoo has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Centennial Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Allen. He has an open panel.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , arthritis, spinal fracture

All Interests: Neck Pain, Spinal Pain, Lower Back Pain, Back Problems, Lumbar Spine Problems, Lower Back Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Brian Joseph Snow, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5252 West University Drive
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Brian Snow is an orthopedic surgeon in McKinney, TX. Dr. Snow's areas of expertise include the following: carpal tunnel surgery, knee ligament reconstruction, and sports health. He 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 studied medicine at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. Dr. Snow trained at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Centennial Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Allen. His practice is open to new patients.

Read more

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

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Elbow Arthroscopy, Knee Ligament Reconstruction, Total Hip ... (Read more)

Dr. Sean Gregory Haslam, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5252 West University Drive
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Sean Haslam's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Haslam attended the University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Kingston General Hospital for residency. His clinical interests include hip replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and total shoulder replacement. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Haslam is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Centennial Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Allen. He is accepting new patients.

Read more

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

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee Surgery, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

Dr. David Lawrence Smith, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
5236 West University Drive; Suite 2900
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. David Smith is a general surgeon, surgical oncologist, and trauma surgeon. Dr. Smith's clinical interests include cancer surgery, colon cancer, and hepatobiliary disorders. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Allen, and Medical City Frisco. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. After completing medical school at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine, Dr. Smith performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC).

Read more

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

All Interests: Sarcoma, Esophagus Problems, Gastrointestinal Problems, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Anand Thanwar Shivnani, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
5236 W. University Drive; Suite 1000
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Anand Shivnani is a radiation oncology specialist. His areas of expertise include the following: stomach tumor, rectal cancer, and sinus cancer. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Shivnani attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. His residency was performed at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Dr. Shivnani has received distinctions including Texas Rising Stars and Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Allen, and Texas Oncology.

Read more

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

All Interests: Rectal Problems, Urologic Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Abdominal Cancer, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jill Prince Heffernan, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
5236 W. University Drive; Suite 1000
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Jill Heffernan's medical specialty is radiation oncology. Her areas of expertise include the following: stomach tumor, rectal cancer, and sinus cancer. Dr. Heffernan is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She studied medicine at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Dr. Heffernan's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).

Read more

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

All Interests: Rectal Problems, Urologic Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Abdominal Cancer, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul Salinas, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Neurosurgery
4510 Medical Center Drive; Suite 300
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Paul Salinas practices spine surgery and neurosurgery. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Salinas's clinical interests include artificial disc replacement, bone spurs, and spine reconstruction. The average patient rating for Dr. Salinas is 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Salinas (or staff) is conversant in Filipino and Spanish. Dr. Salinas's professional affiliations include Centennial Medical Center and Baylor Scott & White Health.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , cervical arthritis, osteoarthritis, arthritis, spinal fracture, sprains, fractures (broken bones), bone spurs, spinal arthritis

All Interests: Disc Problems, Kyphoplasty, Artificial Disc Replacement, Bone Spurs, Spine Reconstruction, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1530 Esmond Court
Allen, TX
 

Dr. Michael Spagnuolo is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. He is rated highly by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: knee arthritis, carpal tunnel surgery, and sports health. Dr. Spagnuolo's professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Lake Pointe Medical Center. Dr. Spagnuolo accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis, joint pain, hip arthritis, musculoskeletal injuries, arthritis, bone problems, musculoskeletal problems, musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma, sprains, fractures (broken bones), joint problems

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Knee Sprain, Joint ... (Read more)

Dr. Zahid N Zafar, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4201 Medical Center Drive; Suite 300
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Zahid Zafar specializes in general internal medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Zafar's areas of expertise include the following: erectile dysfunction (impotence), depression, and dermatitis (skin inflammation). He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Zafar graduated from Dow Medical College. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. He is affiliated with Medical City McKinney (MCM).

Read more

Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Depression, Erectile Dysfunction, Influenza, Vaccines, Heart Problems, Physical Exams, Dementia, ... (Read more)

Conditions / Treatments

Gender

Insurance

New Patients

Reviews

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Additional Information

Distinctions

Ethnicity/Race

Foreign Language

Accessibility

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Time Commitments

Certifications

Credentials

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

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.
Selecting a checkbox option will refresh the page.