Useful Links

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 Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
AOSSM is a world leader in sports medicine education, research, communication, and fellowship. Founded in 1972, AOSSM is a national organization of orthopaedic surgeons dedicated to sports medicine. AOSSM members are physicians helping weekend warriors cope with the effects of aging, team doctors ensuring health and safety at all levels of sport, and researchers working to help athletes prevent and manage injury. In short, sports medicine is more than their job — it is their passion.

Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
The goal of the Association is to promote, encourage, support and foster through continuing medical education functions, the development and dissemination of knowledge in the discipline of arthroscopic surgery.

Arthritis Foundation
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.

American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
Provides valuable patient information for those with arthritis.

Our Future Stars
Our Future Stars, a national charity, is raising money and will provide grants to school boards, individual schools and qualified youth sports organizations and programs to promote youth participation in sports. This website provides information on the value of youths being involved in sports programs.