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The Internet links below will provide you with additional sources of orthopedic information and medical resources.
All About Arthritis
This site answers common questions about operative and non-operative solutions to arthritis. The site includes updates on nutrition, supplements, pain management, and surgical procedures. The site offers video and video animation of surgical procedures (such as knee replacement).
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
AAOS provides education and practice management services for orthopedic surgeons and allied health professionals. The Academy also serves as an advocate for improved patient care and informs the public about the science of orthopedics.
American Medical Association
The AMA is a voluntary membership organization of physicians. It is the patient’s advocate and the physician’s voice. It sets standards for the profession of medicine. Site includes online health information for all.
Dealing with a medical concern is often difficult. Connecting with others who are going through the same thing can make a world of difference. The mission of HealthBoards.com is to develop online communities to help you make those connections. HealthBoards.com provides over 80 message boards for specific health concerns that are free for anyone to participate in. You can post questions, comments, and respond to messages from others.
Medline and Internet search for orthopedics.
Orthogate Patient Information
Information for patients from the Orthopedic Internet Consortium. Well organized condition and procedure descriptions.
A source for pediatric orthopedic information organized nicely in an index.
Health information for consumers including medical news and information. Links to condition-specific support groups.
The official site for our hospital located in Fishersville, Virginia.