Orthopaedic Surgery Resources for Patients
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.
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS)
Keeping your feet healthy requires your ongoing care and attention. Restoring your feet to good health should include the advice and partnership of your medical doctor. Explore this link to find out more about maintaining healthy feet.
The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
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.
Stop Sports Injuries
The campaign to educate athletes, parents, trainers, coaches about the rapid increase in youth sports injuries, highlighting teaching proper prevention techniques and the need for open communication between everyone involved in young athletes’ lives.
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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.
Oregon Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation
The Arthritis Foundation, Oregon Chapter operates across the state to assist those affected by the disease and provide current information for people with arthritis and their families.