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Steven G Wynder
(260) 355-3110
2003 Stults Rd
Huntington, IN
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Dr. Detomasso
7601 West Jefferson Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN
Gender
M
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.2, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Mark Channer, MD
(406) 721-4436
7950 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Michael L McArdle
(260) 436-8686
7601 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Donald E Lahrman, DDS
(260) 432-7735
6215 Covington Rd
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Steven Glenn Wynder, MD
(260) 355-3110
2003 Stults Rd Ste 210
Huntington, IN
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1977

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Jerry L MacKel
(260) 436-8686
7601 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Dr.Gregory Sassmannshausen
(260) 436-8686
7601 West Jefferson Boulevard #102
Fort Wayne, IN
Gender
M
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.Jerry MacKel
(260) 436-8686
7601 West Jefferson Boulevard #102
Fort Wayne, IN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1970
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Hospital: Lutheran
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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James G Buchholz
(260) 436-8686
7601 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
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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