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Jeffrey S Weil, DDS
(440) 238-0770
13022 Pearl Rd
Strongsville, OH
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Steven G Misencik, DDS
(440) 238-9006
16363 Pearl Rd
Strongsville, OH
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Konstantin R Kuschnir, MD
(330) 225-0404
1212 Pearl Rd
Brunswick, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Deaconess Hosp Of Cleveland, Cleveland, Oh; Southwest Community Health Sys, Cleveland, Oh
Group Practice: Brunswick Orthopedics Inc

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Lawrence Paul Bruno, MD
(330) 225-1615
3724 Center Rd Ste 105
Brunswick, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1982

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Stephen Lai-tien Cheng
(216) 621-5600
12301 Snow Rd
Parma, OH
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Brian P Radulovich, DDS
(440) 236-9215
13500 Pearl Rd
Strongsville, OH
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Robert William De Shields, DDS
(440) 572-2777
18910 Westwood Dr
Cleveland, OH
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Konstantin R Kuschnir
(330) 225-0404
1212 Pearl Rd
Brunswick, OH
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Jaime Miguel Sabogal
(216) 621-5600
12301 Snow Rd
Parma, OH
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Abdu-Rauf Abiodun Afonja, MD
(440) 891-5476
7255 Old Oak Blvd Ste 111
Cleveland, OH
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ibadan, Coll Of Med, Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria
Graduation Year: 1970

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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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