The Home page of the AAOS is your source for the latest legislative, educational, healthcare policy, and research information. The site includes the by-laws and position papers of the AAOS, and the latest federal and state laws enacted that pertain to the practice of orthopedics and medicine.
The AANA Website provides support services for members, including a member directory, description of the annual meeting, and other instructional courses that offer CME. Scholarships and fellowships available are listed. You can learn about the latest in arthroscopy research by searching lectures presented at previous AANA meetings.
Cited in Index Medicus and Medline, this is the official peer-reviewed journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Only abstracts are available to nonsubscribers; full text is available to AAOS members.
American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine publishes The American Journal of Sports Medicine. This site lists all the editions of the journal printed since May-June 1997 and allows access to abstracts of selected articles in each journal.
Back pain resource including back pain treatment options, symptoms and much more.
The online resource for questions about neck pain, spinal health and treatment options
This site provides information about the organization’s mission and fall newsletter, the annual meeting, and access to the table of contents for past and current issues of the Journal of Orthopaedic Research, through which the musculoskeletal community communicates the current state of orthopedic research.
Current and back issues of Orthopedics Today written for orthopedic surgeons. The site includes breaking news, specialty forums, online seminars, and a shopping mall that lists product information and a venue for contacting the manufacturer with questions.
The mission of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association is to enhance the quality of health care for athletes and those engaged in physical activity, and to advance the profession of athletic training through education and research in the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries.
For centuries men and women, young and old, have been affected by a disease in which little was known except its symptoms. But in 1948, a group of scientists and physicians came together to take action against this condition called arthritis. Perhaps heartened by breakthroughs in medicine, this community of scientists envisioned a day when a cure for arthritis would be discovered and the millions of people with arthritis would no longer suffer. Their actions resulted in the formation of the Arthritis Foundation.
The National Scoliosis Foundation (NSF) is a patient-led nonprofit organization dedicated since 1976 to helping children, parents, adults, and health-care providers to understand the complexities of spinal deformities such as scoliosis.