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Dr.Joseph Lemker
(218) 786-8364
3500 Tower Avenue
Superior, WI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1995
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Allen E Loken, DDS
(218) 722-2579
324 W Superior St Ste 912
Duluth, MN
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Todd A Mathison, DDS
(218) 722-7719
Ste 1405
Duluth, MN
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Michael Carroll Momont, MD
(218) 722-5513
1000 E 1st St Ste 404
Duluth, MN
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1995
Hospital
Hospital: St Lukes Hospital, Duluth, Mn; St Marys Med Ctr, Duluth, Mn
Group Practice: Orthopaedic Assoc Of Duluth Pa

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Laura Jean Trombino, MD
(218) 722-8364
407 E 3rd St
Duluth, MN
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1984

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Christopher Paul Carlson, DDS
(218) 727-3789
324 W Superior St 1112 Medical Arts Bldg
Duluth, MN
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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James Schweiger, DDS
(218) 722-5233
324 W Superior St Ste 100
Duluth, MN
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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James Donovan Fellman, DDS
(218) 727-3789
1112 Med Arts Bldg
Duluth, MN
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Robin Wayne Hendricks, MD
(218) 722-9753
1000 E 1st St
Duluth, MN
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1991

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Paul Kent Kosmatka
(218) 786-8364
400 E 3rd St
Duluth, MN
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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