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Richard S Ligon, DDS
(970) 353-6249
2000 16th St Ste 9
Greeley, CO
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Mark David Grossnickle, MD
(970) 350-2427
1900 16th St
Greeley, CO
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1984

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Gilbert Anderson, MD
1900 16th St
Greeley, CO
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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John Justin Watkins, MD
(970) 350-2427
1900 16th St
Greeley, CO
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1996

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Steven D Sides
(970) 350-2427
1900 16th St
Greeley, CO
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Brett P Hunter
(970) 350-2427
1900 16th St
Greeley, CO
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery

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Brett Parker Hunter, MD
(713) 799-2429
1800 15th St Ste 200
Greeley, CO
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1976

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Timothy C Lindquist, MD
1900 16th St
Greeley, CO
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1968

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Mark D Grossnickle
(970) 350-2427
1900 16th St
Greeley, CO
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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John J Watkins
(970) 350-2427
1900 16th St
Greeley, CO
Specialty
Orthopedic 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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