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John W King, DDS
(804) 739-3399
5921 Harbour Ln Ste 300
Midlothian, VA
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Dr.David Urquia
(804) 560-5595
9210 Arboretum Parkway #260
Richmond, VA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1983
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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William E Nordt III, MD
(804) 560-5595
9210 Arboretum Pkwy Ste 260
Richmond, VA
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch, New Brunswick Nj 08901
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Henrico Doctors Hospital, Richmond, Va
Group Practice: West End Orthopaedic Clinic Henrico Doctors Office Bldg; West End Orthopaedic Clinic Inc

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Mark Edwin DeBlois
(804) 915-4602
9210 Arboretum Pkwy
Richmond, VA
Specialty
Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery

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Paul George Kiritsis
(804) 379-2414
13700 Saint Francis Blvd
Midlothian, VA
Specialty
Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery

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Harry Albert Raddin, DDS
(804) 745-0100
13841 Hull St Rd Ste 3
Midlothian, VA
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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David Craig Urquia, MD
(804) 560-5595
9210 Arboretum Pkwy Ste 260
Richmond, VA
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1983

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Dale Christopher Young, MD
(804) 560-5595
9210 Arboretum Pkwy Ste 260
Richmond, VA
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1978

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Mark Edwin De Blois, MD
(804) 560-5595
9210 Arboretum Pkwy Ste 260
Richmond, VA
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1980

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Mark H Hadfield
(804) 379-2414
13700 St Francis Blvd
Midlothian, VA
Specialty
Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic 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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