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W Christopher Urban, MD
(410) 544-4855
1600 S Crain Hwy
Glen Burnie, MD
Business
Bay Area Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
Specialties
Orthopedics

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Constantine A Misoul, MD
(410) 682-5500
901 Eastern Blvd
Essex, MD
Business
Multi Specialty Healthcare
Specialties
Orthopedics

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Dr.John Barry
(410) 768-5555
200 Hospital Dr # 200
Glen Burnie, MD
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Hospital: North Arundel Hospital, Glen Burnie, Md
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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James J York
(410) 768-5555
200 Hospital Dr
Glen Burnie, MD
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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James Clarke Murphy III, MD
(410) 553-8295
305 Hospital Dr Ste 303
Glen Burnie, MD
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1977

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Cyrus Pezeshki MD
(410) 282-2211
6730 Holabird Ave
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Orthopedics

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James E Callan MD
(301) 891-6130
7610 Carroll Ave
Takoma Park, MD
Specialties
Orthopedics

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Joseph Shrout
(301) 677-8270
2480 Llewellyn Ave
Fort Meade, MD
Specialty
Hand Surgery

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Charles Francis Denny
(410) 768-5050
1600 S Crain Highway
Glen Burnie, MD
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Randy Frank Davis, MD
(443) 956-5087
305 Hospital Dr Ste 303
Glen Burnie, MD
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: North Arundel Hospital, Glen Burnie, Md
Group Practice: Bay Area Orthopaedics & Sports

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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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