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.
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Joint Replacement Resource Center
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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.
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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.
Spine & Neurosurgery Links:
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.