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Useful Links

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
The latest source for Legislation, educational, health care policy and research information. The site includes the bylaws and position papers of the AAOS, and the latest federal and state laws enacted that pertain to the practice of orthopaedics and medicine.

American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
An information source for latest trends in joint replacement surgery about the hip and knee.

WebMD
Welcome to WebMD Corporation: the leader in providing services that help physicians, consumers, providers and health plans navigate the complexity of the healthcare system.

Arthritis Foundation
The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases. Discusses non operative means of dealing with arthritis. Gives local resources that are available.

Local Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation
The {Your Local Chapter's Name Here} Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation, operates across the state to assist those affected by the disease and provide current information for people with arthritis and their families.

About Stryker
Learn about new joint replacement technologies, the treatment options available to you, and other helpful online tools so you can take back your life.


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American Medical Association (AMA)
The American Medical Association speaks out on issues important to patients and the nation's health. The AMA's envisioned future is to be an essential part of the professional life of every physician and an essential force for progress in improving the nation's health.

OrthoIllustrated
OrthoIllustrated is an Internet-based resource for Sports Medicine patient education. On this interactive website, patients will find information about the diagnosis and treatment of common Sports Medicine injuries.


Podiatric Links:

American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS)
The vision of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons is to serve society as the preeminent source of knowledge for foot, ankle, and lower extremity surgery. Our mission is to advance the competency of our members and the care of our patients.

American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)
The American Podiatric Medical Association is the premier professional organization representing the nation's Doctors of Podiatric Medicine (podiatrists). The APMA represents approximately 80 percent of the podiatrists in the country.


Spine & Neurosurgery Links:

Stryker Spine
Stryker Spine, the spinal division of Stryker Corporation, is the leader in the worldwide orthopaedics market. One of the newest divisions within Stryker Corporation, Stryker Spine develops, manufactures, and sells a full range of spinal implants for spinal surgeries in sixty four key markets around the world.

Understand Spine Surgery
UnderstandSpineSurgery.com is a free educational service provide by UnderstandSurgery.com and Stryker Spine to better educate the public on spine surgery.

North American Spine Society (NASS)
NASS is a multidisciplinary medical organization that advances quality spine care through education, research and advocacy.

Congress of Neurosurgeons (CNS)
The Congress of Neurological Surgeons exists for the purpose of promoting the public welfare through the advancement of neurosurgery, by a commitment to excellence in education, and by dedication to research and scientific knowledge.

American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
The AANS is dedicated to advancing the specialty of neurological surgery in order to provide the highest quality of neurosurgical care to the public.


Osteopathic / D.O. Links:

American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
The AOA's mission is to advance the philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine by promoting excellence in education, research, and the delivery of quality, cost-effective healthcare within a distinct, unified profession.

American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS)
The ACOS is committed to assuring excellence in osteopathic surgical care through education.