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Karl Craig Boatright, MD
(828) 277-7558
313 Water Rock Ter
Asheville, NC
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1994

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James C Karegeannes
(828) 281-7128
129 Mcdowell St
Asheville, NC
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Paul Lentz Saenger, MD
(828) 258-8800
129 McDowell St
Asheville, NC
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1976

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Dr.Peter Mangone
(828) 258-8800
129 McDowell Street
Asheville, NC
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1993
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Peter George Mangone, MD
(828) 258-8800
129 McDowell St
Asheville, NC
Specialties
Orthopedics, General Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1993

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Dr.Tally Eddings
(828) 258-8800
129 McDowell Street
Asheville, NC
Gender
M
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Hospital: Mission
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.4, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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Evelyn Lorraine Doyle, MD
(828) 258-0847
53 S French Broad Ave
Asheville, NC
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1977

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Gordon I Groh
(828) 258-8800
129 Mcdowell St
Asheville, NC
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Dr.JAMES KAREGEANNES
(828) 281-7128
129 McDowell Street
Asheville, NC
Gender
M
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Christopher Todd Lechner
(828) 350-8905
53 S French Broad Ave
Asheville, NC
Specialty
Hand 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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