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Kenneth J Glazier
(978) 462-7555
21 Highland Ave
Newburyport, MA
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Glen David Crawford, MD
(978) 462-7555
21 Highland Ave
Newburyport, MA
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Stanford Univ Sch Of Med, Stanford Ca 94305
Graduation Year: 1985

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James J Ford
(978) 462-7555
21 Highland Ave
Newburyport, MA
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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John Ralph Musser Jr, MD
(978) 462-7555
21 Highland Ave
Newburyport, MA
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1962
Hospital
Hospital: Anna Jaques Hosp, Newburyport, Ma
Group Practice: Seacoast Orthopedic Assoc Inc

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Michael Alan Wack, MD
(978) 462-7555
21 Highland Ave Ste 16
Newburyport, MA
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1991

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James J Ford, MD
(978) 462-7555
21 Highland Ave Ste 16
Newburyport, MA
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Anna Jaques Hosp, Newburyport, Ma
Group Practice: Seacoast Orthopedic Assoc Inc

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Kenneth Jay Glazier, MD
(978) 462-7555
21 Highland Ave
Newburyport, MA
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1978

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Richard C Mindess
(978) 462-7555
21 Highland Ave
Newburyport, MA
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Glen D Crawford
(978) 462-7555
21 Highland Ave
Newburyport, MA
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Michael A Wack
(978) 462-7555
21 Highland Ave
Newburyport, MA
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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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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