Upstate Osteoporosis/Arthritis

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Review of Dr. Machimada

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I was 42 years old and in intense pain daily to the point I couldn't clean my house or play with my kids. She was very unsympathetic to my situation and compared it to her hair going gray early. She gave me a cream that didn't help and sent me on my way. Nothing about pain management. Nothing about keeping arthritis from progressing. Nothing about support group for this diagnosis. Just pure coldness.
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Review of Dr. Machimada

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Her nurse is condescending. Phone messages are not returned. When you complain they are adamant that they left a detailed message on my phone. I’m never away from my phone since I’m not mobile. The doctor herself is very forceful. She ask rapid fire questions then immediately pressures me for an answer. Every appointment we waste time going back over basic information that should be in the computer. She should review my file before hand and be familiar!
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Review of Dr. Machimada

- in Chesnee, SC |

I absolutely love Dr Machimada ! She is so caring and takes time to listen and her examinations are thorough and complete. She is sweet and kind . Love love her. I would recommend her to anyone !
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Review of Dr. Machimada

-Spartanburg, SC |

I suffer with horrible pain. The only thing she ever did to help is give me anti inflammatory. Not even a referral to a pain management office. I've never taken pain medication in my life and felt like a drug addict. She never cared how horrible I suffered.
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Review of Dr. Machimada

-Black Mountain, NC |

SHE TAKES HER TIME WITH YOU AND REALLY LISTENS. SHE IS VERY CLEAR ON HER INSTRUCTIONS FOR YOU AND IS ALWAYS HAPPY TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS I HAVE. SHE IS FANTASTIC! SINCE GOING TO HER MY NUMBER HAVE COME DOWN FROM BEING COMPLETELY OFF THE CHART TO MIDLEVELS ON THE CHART & I AM SO MUCH BETTER. I FEEL 53 AGAIN AND NOT 95 YEARS OLD ANY MORE, WHICH IS HOW I WAS FEELING BEFORE. I CANNOT IMAGINE A BETTER MORE CARING DOCTOR. I CANNOT SAY ENOUGH GOOD THINGS ABOUT HER.
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Review of Dr. Machimada

- in Chapin, SC |

I had to have a complaint filed against this doctor following unprofessional conduct during an office visit and also concerning a phone communication she relayed through her staff.
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Learn About Upstate Osteoporosis/Arthritis

5 Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Upstate Osteoporosis/Arthritis accepts 6 insurance carriers

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
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