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Larry Dean Olson
(812) 376-9353
940 N Marr Rd
Columbus, IN
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Orthopedic Surgery

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John Berkley Chambers
(812) 376-9353
940 N Marr Rd
Columbus, IN
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Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

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David Dillon Gallagher
(812) 376-9353
940 N Marr Rd
Columbus, IN
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Orthopedic Surgery

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Otto W Wickstrom
(812) 372-2437
2360 N National Rd
Columbus, IN
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Orthopedic Surgery

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Thomas Wendell Marshall, MD
(812) 376-9353
940 N Marr Rd
Columbus, IN
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Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1970

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John Berkely Chambers, MD
(812) 376-9353
940 N Marr Rd
Columbus, IN
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Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1992

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Robert Lee Forste Jr, MD
(812) 376-9353
940 N Marr Rd Ste C
Columbus, IN
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1971

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Dr.Darryl Tannenbaum
(812) 376-9353
940 North Marr Road
Columbus, IN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1992
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Larry Dean Olson, MD
(812) 376-9353
940 N Marr Rd
Columbus, IN
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1975

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Otto William Wickstrom, MD
2360 N National Rd
Columbus, IN
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 2003

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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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