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Glenn A Buterbaugh, MD
(724) 933-3850
6001 Stonewood Dr
Wexford, PA
Business
Hand & UpperEx Center
Specialties
Orthopedics

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Charles Joseph Burke III, MD
(412) 784-5779
200 Delafield Rd Ste 4010
Pittsburgh, PA
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Upmc St Margaret Memorial Hosp, Pittsburgh, Pa
Group Practice: Burke & Bradley Orthopedics

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Vincent Joseph Silvaggio, MD
(412) 782-3990
200 Delafield Rd Ste 1040
Pittsburgh, PA
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med, Pittsburgh Pa 15261
Graduation Year: 1987

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George H Gilmore, MD FACS
(412) 784-0304
100 Delafield Rd
Pittsburgh, PA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pittsburgh
Graduation Year: 1952

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Paul H Resnick, MD
(412) 782-3990
200 Delafield Rd Ste 1040
Pittsburgh, PA
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1975

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Graham Johnstone, MD
(724) 226-1199
1624 Pacific Ave
Natrona Heights, PA
Business
Orthopedic Surgical Associates
Specialties
Orthopedics

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Vernon Thomas Worrall
(412) 782-3990
200 Delafield Rd
Pittsburgh, PA
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Charles J Burke
(412) 784-5770
200 Delafield Rd
Pittsburgh, PA
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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David Ross Kraus, MD
(412) 782-3990
200 Delafield Rd Ste 1040
Pittsburgh, PA
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med, Pittsburgh Pa 15261
Graduation Year: 1965

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Edward J Mc Clain, MD
(412) 782-3990
200 Delafield Rd Ste 1040
Pittsburgh, PA
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1986

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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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