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John William Solari, MD
(207) 283-1126
10 Wellspring Rd
Biddeford, ME
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1985

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David N Markellos
(207) 283-1126
10 Wellspring Road
Biddeford, ME
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Peter Andrew Dollard, MD
(207) 283-1126
10 Wellspring Rd
Biddeford, ME
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dartmouth Med, Hanover Nh 03755
Graduation Year: 1988

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Peter A Dollard
(207) 283-1126
10 Wellspring Road
Biddeford, ME
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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David Francis Paul, MD
(207) 283-1126
10 Wellspring Rd
Biddeford, ME
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1972

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Dr.John Solari
(207) 283-1126
10 Wellspring Road
Biddeford, ME
Gender
M
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.7, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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John W Solari
(207) 283-1126
10 Wellspring Road
Biddeford, ME
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Dr.David N. Markellos
(207) 283-1126
10 Wellspring Road
Biddeford, ME
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1975
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Hospital: Smmc
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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David Nicholas Markellos, MD
(207) 283-1126
10 Wellspring Rd
Biddeford, ME
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1975

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Donald Geo Belliveau, MD
(207) 284-5946
468 Boom Rd
Saco, ME
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1956

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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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