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John W Tucker, DMD
(803) 648-3266
1050 Seven Oaks Dr
Aiken, SC
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Ty William Carter, MD
(803) 649-0563
410 University Pkwy
Aiken, SC
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mercer Univ Sch Of Med, MacOn Ga 31207
Graduation Year: 1996
Hospital
Hospital: Aiken Reg Med Ctr, Aiken, Sc
Group Practice: Carolina Musculoskeletal Inst

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Timothy John Shannon, MD
(803) 649-0563
410 University Pkwy Ste 1000
Aiken, SC
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish, American Sign
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1986

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Dr.Ty Carter
(803) 644-4264
410 University Pkwy # 1000
Aiken, SC
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Mercer Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1996
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Hospital: Aiken Reg Med Ctr, Aiken, Sc
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Richard V Massie
(803) 644-4264
410 University Pkwy
Aiken, SC
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

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James Joseph Hill Jr, MD
(803) 649-0563
210 University Pkwy Ste 1000
Aiken, SC
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Aiken Reg Med Ctr, Aiken, Sc; Edgefield County Hosp, Edgefield, Sc
Group Practice: Carolina Orthopedics Assoc

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Timothy J Shannon
(803) 644-4264
410 University Pkwy
Aiken, SC
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Paul K Simons, DDS
(803) 648-2200
151 LINDEN ST
Aiken, SC
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Guy C Heyl, MD FACS
(803) 649-2600
3415 Meadow Dr
Aiken, SC
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Virginia
Graduation Year: 1954

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Dr.Timothy Shannon
(803) 644-4264
410 University Pkwy # 1000
Aiken, SC
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1986
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Arthritis

What Is Arthritis?

Arthritis means inflammation of the joints. Inflammation generally includes symptoms of redness, heat, swelling, and pain. Many different diseases can result in inflammation of the joints. Arthritis is therefore a general term that describes more than one hundred different diseases of the joints of your body.

In some types of arthritis, the cause of the disease is known, but in others it is still unknown. Some types of arthritis come on suddenly, and others develop slowly. Any joint can be affected, including your knees, hips, neck, shoulders, and fingers.

The diseases that cause arthritis can also attack muscle and connective tissue around joints. Some diseases may even damage other organs of the body, such as the kidneys, intestines, and heart. Because the diseases inflame the joints, most arthritic conditions and related diseases involve chronic (long-term) pain. Over time, they may cause increasing damage to the joints or soft tissues of your body.

Your joints are beautifully designed to minimize stress and damage while you move. Nearly all joints of the body are synovial joints. Most synovial joints occur where two bones come together and must rub against one another to allow motion. Smooth, slick articular cartilage covers the end of the bones so they don't rub together. Synovial fluid lubricates the joint. Around the joint, connective tissue forms a watertight sack that is called the joint capsule. Small, flu...

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