Aetna Choice POS II

The Choice POS II Plan The Choice POS II Plan makes it easy to get the quality health care services you and your family need . When you use preferred providers, there are no claim forms to complete and no precertification process for you to initiate . In addition, plan benefits are based on special negotiated rates rather than recognized … Read More

Dr. Beck’s Specialties

Specialties Valley Center for Nerve Studies and Rehabilitation: Eric Beck, M.D. is the premier destination for state of the art nerve testing and treatment. In addition to nerve testing, Valley Center offers comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of muscle and nerve injuries. We offer musculoskeletal ultrasound, injection therapy as well as medication and therapeutic exercise. We treat conditions ranging from simple … Read More

Valley Center For Nerve Studies & Rehabilitation

Eric R Beck, MD provides sports medicine in Huntsville, AL. A Sports Medicine Physician is able to prevent, diagnose, treat and manage sports-related injuries and conditions. Please call Valley Center for Nerve Studies and Rehabilitation at (256) 382-1603 to schedule an appointment in Huntsville, AL or to get more information. Valley Center for Nerve Studies and Rehabilitation: Eric Beck, M.D. … Read More

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

What is Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation? Physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R), also known as physiatry or rehabilitation medicine, aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. A physician having completed training in this field is referred to as … Read More

Orthopaedic Surgery Of Spine

When patients are considering having spine surgery, one of the most common questions they have is, “Which is better, a neurosurgeon or an orthopedic spine surgeon?” The quick answer is that for most types of spine surgery, both specially trained orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons may be considered. This article profiles the similarities and differences between the two specialties, and provides … Read More

Orthopaedic Surgery

An orthopedic surgeon, or orthopaedic surgeon, is a surgeon who has been educated and trained in the diagnosis and preoperative, operative, and postoperative treatment of diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons work closely with other health care providers and often serve as consultants to other physicians. Orthopedic surgeons often are involved in education (e.g., medical school professors) … Read More

Ophthalmology

Cornea and External Disease To identify a screening strategy for dry eye patients with a high likelihood of having Sjogren syndrome (SS), the association of ocular surface tests with the extraocular signs used for the diagnosis of SS was examined in the Sjogren’s International Clinical Collaborative Alliance (SICCA) registry. Conjunctival staining and abnormal Schirmer I testing are of critical importance … Read More

Hand Surgery

The hand is a unique area of the human body that is made up of bone, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, nerves, skin, and blood vessels. These elements must all be in good working order for the hand to function well. The relationship between all these structures is delicate and refined. An injury or disease can affect any or all of … Read More

General Surgery

The scope of general surgery General surgery is a discipline that requires knowledge of and familiarity with a broad spectrum of diseases that may require surgical treatment. By necessity, the breadth and depth of this knowledge will vary by disease category. In most areas, the surgeon will be expected to be competent in diagnosing and treating the full spectrum of … Read More

Diagnostic Radiology

Subspecialties for Diagnostic Radiologists A radiologist, through extensive clinical work and related research, may also specialize in one or more radiology subspecialties. Breast imaging The radiology subspecialty devoted to the diagnostic imaging and diagnosis of breast diseases and conditions. This includes mammography, breast ultrasound, breast MRI, and breast procedures such as breast biopsy. Cardiovascular Radiology The radiology subspecialty devoted to … Read More