Arthritis Naugatuck CT

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Joseph C Wu, MD
(203) 752-3100
60 Temple St
New Haven, CT
Business
Center for Orthopaedics PC
Specialties
Orthopedics

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Regina Onic Hillsman
(203) 729-6335
1183 New Haven Rd
Naugatuck, CT
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery, Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery

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Michael Jay Kaplan, MD
(203) 754-4868
1201 W Main St
Waterbury, CT
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Languages
French
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Hosp, Waterbury, Ct; Waterbury Hosp, Waterbury, Ct

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Glenn George Taylor, MD
(203) 755-4281
500 Chase Pkwy Ste 2B
Waterbury, CT
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Waterbury Hosp, Waterbury, Ct
Group Practice: Tribury Orthopedics

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Eric Jon Olson
(203) 755-0163
1211 W Main St
Waterbury, CT
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

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Dr.Regina O. Hillsman
(203) 729-6335
1183 New Haven Road #206
Naugatuck, CT
Gender
F
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.2, out of 5 based on 17, reviews.

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Patrick R Duffy
(203) 758-3163
166 Waterbury Rd Ste 301
Prospect, CT
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Glenn Taylor
(203) 755-6677
500 Chase Pkwy
Waterbury, CT
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Robert Edward Kennon, MD
(203) 753-1980
1201 W Main St Ste 400
Waterbury, CT
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1999

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Paul J Beauvais
(203) 755-9166
60 Westwood Ave
Waterbury, CT
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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