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Durk V Irwin, DDS
(541) 276-7819
610 SW Dorion Ave
Pendleton, OR
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Charles Thomas Weeks, MD
(541) 276-4642
1416 SE Court Ave
Pendleton, OR
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: St Anthony Hospital, Pendleton, Or
Group Practice: Eastern Oregon Orthopaedic

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Thomas Roderick Toal Jr, MD
(503) 571-2635
10100 SE Sunnyside Rd
Clackamas, OR
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1986

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Heidi Taylor Bloom
(541) 779-6250
2780 E Barnett Rd
Medford, OR
Specialty
Hand Surgery

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Dr.Bruce Perry
(541) 471-6033
1619 NW Hawthorne Ave # 102
Grants Pass, OR
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ Coll Of Human Med
Year of Graduation: 1983
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Hospital: Three Rivers Community Hospita, Grants Pass, Or
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Bradley Scott Adams, MD
(541) 276-4642
1416 SE Ct
Pendleton, OR
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1996

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Kimberly Leigh Workman
(415) 786-7948
9427 Sw Barnes Rd
Portland, OR
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Michael J Casey
(541) 884-3677
2200 Bryant Williams Dr
Klamath Falls, OR
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Charles Donald Layman, MD
(503) 297-1323
9155 SW Barnes Rd Ste 220
Portland, OR
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1975

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Adam Barmada
(503) 413-4488
501 N Graham St
Portland, OR
Specialty
Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic 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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