Patient Education

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.

Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA)

The Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) is an international society dedicated to the care of children with orthopaedic conditions.

Orthokids

Orthokids is a website provided by members of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA). It’s for kids and parents to learn about pediatric orthopaedic conditions, injury prevention and treatment.

The Scoliosis Research Society

The Scoliosis Research Society is a professional organization made up of physicians and allied health personnel. Its primary focus is on providing continuing medical education for health care professionals and funding/supporting research in spinal deformities.

American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society

This medical society is made up of both orthopedic surgeons and podiatrists, and has a dedicated patient education section of its website.

STOP Sports Injuries

This patient-focused resource has information for athletes, parents and coaches. Originally a program of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, it has grown to include AAOS, AAP, POSNA, National Athletic Trainerss Association and more.

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