Below is a list of trusted resources you can use when researching health information on the Web.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
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 orthopaedics and medicine.
Patient information from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
This website provides information about a wide range of topics relevant to orthopedics, including information about arthritis, joint replacement, exercise and osteoporosis. The articles are available in Spanish as well.
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
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The mission of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) is to provide leadership in advocacy, education and research to achieve excellence in hip and knee patient care.
The American Journal of Sports Medicine
American Orthopaedic 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.
American Medical Association
Promotes the art and science of medicine and the betterment of the public health.
American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
Provides information about foot and ankle conditions, how to select proper footwear, and ways to keep your feet healthy.
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) is a national organization of orthopaedic surgeons specializing in sports medicine, including national and international sports medicine leaders.
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Provides education about a variety of conditions affecting the hand and wrist.
The Arthritis Foundation
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.
Arthroscopy Association of North America
The AANA Web site 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.
The Ben Hogan Sports Therapy Institute
Through performance-based rehabilitation, individualized programs and in-depth analysis and conditioning, the Ben Hogan Sports Therapy Institute can help you fully maximize your potential.
Health Care Financing Administration
The federal agency that administers Medicare, Medicaid, and The Children's Health Insurance program.
Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
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.
Journal of the American Medical Association
All editorial material from The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and the American Medical Association's (AMA) Archives Journals is now available online through the AMA Publications Web site.
The official U.S. Government site for Medicare information.
The National Athletic Trainers' Association
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.
Orthopaedic Research Society
Promotes research and education related to orthopaedic surgery and musculoskeletal diseases and injuries.
Texas Health Resources
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served.