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Jerome E Jennings, MD
(336) 765-1571
1900 S Hawthorne Rd
Winston Salem, NC
Business
Jennings Clinic PA
Specialties
Orthopedics

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William Bryan Jennings, DO
(336) 765-1571
1900 S Hawthorne Rd
Winston Salem, NC
Business
Jennings Clinic PA
Specialties
Orthopedics

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Kevin Lee Harreld
(336) 716-7654
131 Miller St
Winston Salem, NC
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Timothy Wade McGowen
(336) 768-1270
170 Kimel Park Dr
Winston-Salem, NC
Specialty
Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

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Harlan Beaver Daubert
(336) 768-1270
170 Kimel Park Dr
Winston-Salem, NC
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

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Gary G Poehling, MD
(336) 716-8200
Medical Ctr Blvd
Winston Salem, NC
Business
WFUBMC Orthopaedics
Specialties
Orthopedics

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Evan David Ellis, MD
(336) 712-8296
196 Epping Rd
Clemmons, NC
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 2002

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Stephan Bechtler Lowe
(336) 768-1270
170 Kimel Park Dr
Winston-Salem, NC
Specialty
Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery

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David W Cole, MD
(336) 716-3946
Winston-Salem, NC
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1997

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Martin W Slominski, DDS
(336) 718-1882
Winston Salem Dental Care 201 Charlois Blvd
Winston Salem, NC
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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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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