At the Pediatric Orthopedic Center, we understand how difficult a diagnosis of a musculoskeletal condition can be on both children and their parents. We also know that becoming knowledgeable about your child’s condition can help both your child and yourself feel calmer and more empowered. That’s why we have assembled this list of trusted sources of current information on everything from legislation and health care policy to educational materials about your child’s condition. The organizations on this page are some of the most authoritative and reliable anywhere in the world. Our goal is to empower families to take control of their children’s health. Thank you for choosing The Pediatric Orthopedic Center.

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 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 Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

American Medical Association
The American Medical Association has one mission: to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.
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