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Ryan Meis, MD
Sioux City, IA
Specialty
Orthopaedic Sugeon

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Duane Kent Nelson, MD
(712) 277-2225
2800 Pierce St Ste 101
Sioux City, IA
Specialties
Orthopedics, General Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Southern Il Univ Sch Of Med, Springfield Il 62794
Graduation Year: 1976

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Dr.William Samuelson
(712) 224-8677
2800 Pierce St # 101
Sioux City, IA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Hospital: St Lukes Reg Medctr, Sioux City, Ia
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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James Roland S Froggatt, MD
(402) 379-9569
2800 Pierce St Ste 102
Sioux City, IA
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Alberta, Fac Of Med, Edmonton, Alb, Canada
Graduation Year: 1960

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William Oliver Samuelson, MD
(712) 277-2225
2800 Pierce St Ste 101
Sioux City, IA
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: St Lukes Reg Medctr, Sioux City, Ia
Group Practice: Samuelson Bone-Joint-Spine Ctr

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Duane Kent Nelson
(712) 224-8677
2800 Peirce St
Sioux City, IA
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Kevin Jay Liudahl
(712) 224-8677
2800 Pierce St
Sioux City, IA
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Kenneth M Keane, MD FACS
(712) 277-2686
3704 Briar Path
Sioux City, IA
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton
Graduation Year: 1946

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William M Krigsten, MD
(712) 239-4122
2800 Pierce St Ste 102
Sioux City, IA
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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William Oliver Samuelson
(712) 224-8677
2800 Pierce St
Sioux City, IA
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

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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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