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David W Bomboy
(601) 268-5630
415 S 28th Ave
Hattiesburg, MS
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Raymond Y Whitehead
(601) 268-5630
415 S 28th Ave
Hattiesburg, MS
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Michael C Patterson, MD
(601) 554-7400
3688 Veterans Memorial Dr Ste 200
Hattiesburg, MS
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1995

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Bruce M McCarthy
(601) 268-5630
415 S 28th Ave
Hattiesburg, MS
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Dr.Douglas Rouse
(601) 554-7400
3688 Veterans Memorial Dr #200
Hattiesburg, MS
Gender
M
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
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Hospital: 3688 Veteran Memorial Dr.
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Bruce Michael Mc Carthy, MD
(601) 268-5601
415 S 28th Ave
Hattiesburg, MS
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1969

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Raymond Young Whitehead, MD
(601) 264-6000
415 S 28th Ave
Hattiesburg, MS
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1995

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Brian E Humpherys
(601) 268-5170
415 S 28th Ave
Hattiesburg, MS
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Dr.Rocco Barbieri
(601) 554-7451
3688 Veterans Memorial Dr #200
Hattiesburg, MS
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1991
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Hospital: Forrest County Gen Hosp, Hattiesburg, Ms
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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James Michael Weaver
(601) 268-5630
415 S 28th Ave
Hattiesburg, MS
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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