American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
The homepage of the AAOS is your source for the latest legislative, educational, health care 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.
American Academy of Physician Assistants
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) is the only national organization that represents physician assistants (PAs) in all specialties and all employment settings. Its membership also includes physician assistant students and supporters of the profession.
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 Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Experts in sports medicine education, research, communication, and fellowship information.
For centuries, men and women young and old have been affected by a disease in which little was known except for 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.
Journals of the AMA
All editorial materials from The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and the American Medical Association's (AMA) Archives Journal are now available online through the AMA Publications Web site.
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.
Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants
The mission of the Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants is to promote quality, cost-effective, accessible health care, and to promote the professional and personal growth of physician assistants.
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 Connection AAOS
The AAOS Patient Education.
Orthopaedic Research Society
This site provides information about the organization's mission, newsletter, 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. This 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.
Biomet Joint Replacement Solutions
Biomet has been well known and respected for its partial knee replacement and joint replacement information for patients and caregivers, as well as a good source for minimally invasive technology, knee product options, and surgeon recommendations.
Smith & Nephew
Smith & Nephew focuses on repairing and healing the human body. The company creates innovative products, whose performance has earned the trust of clinicians around the world.
Stryker Howmedica Osteonics
This site provides more information about Stryker's orthopedic implant division, Stryker Howmedica Osteonics, the designer and manufacturer of the hip, knee, and shoulder replacement systems.
Zimmer information page
As the world's largest orthopedic company, Zimmer strives to bring new technologies to market that can meet rising patient expectations. Two areas where Zimmer partners with your surgeon is minimally invasive joint replacement and innovative bone replacement technology, such as Trabecular Metal.