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      American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
      The latest source for orthopedic legislation, education, 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 orthopedics and medicine.

      American Association of Hip & Knee Surgeons
      An information source for the latest trends in joint replacement surgery about the hip and knee.

      American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
      Founded in 1972, AOSSM is a national organization of orthopaedic surgeons dedicated to sports medicine.

      American Society for Surgery of the Hand
      Founded in 1946, it is an academic organization dedicated to excellence in hand and upper extremity care.

      American Spinal Injury Association
      The Mission of the American Spinal Injury Association is to promote and establish standards of excellence for all aspects of health care of individuals with spinal cord injury from onset throughout life, to educate members, other healthcare professionals, patients and their families as well as the public on all aspects of spinal cord injury and its consequences, to foster research which aims at preventing spinal cord injury, improving care, reducing consequent disability, and finding a cure for both acute and chronic SCI, and to facilitate communication between members and other physicians, allied health care professionals, researchers and consumers.

      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. The foundation provides information on non-operative means of treating arthritis, and provides local resources that are available for patients.

      Arthroscopy Association of North America
      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.

      Cervical Spine Research Society
      The Cervical Spine Research Society is a multidisciplinary organization that provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and promotes clinical and basic science research of the cervical spine. The organization values collegial interaction and strong scientific principles.

      Joint Replacement Resource Center
      Is joint pain crippling your life? Do you sometimes think, “Maybe I’m ready for joint replacement?” With pain that bad, you may be ready now. Click to find out more information.

      New York Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation
      The Arthritis Foundation, New York Chapter, operates across the state to assist those affected by the disease, and provides current information for people with arthritis and their families.

      North American Spine Society
      NASS is a multidisciplinary medical organization dedicated to fostering the highest quality, evidence-based, and ethical spine care by promoting education, research, and advocacy. NASS is comprised of more than 5,000 members from several disciplines including orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, physiatry, neurology, radiology, anesthesiology, research, physical therapy and other spine care professionals.

      Scoliosis Research Society
      The Scoliosis Research Society is a professional organization, made up of physicians and allied health personnel. Our primary focus is on providing continuing medical education for health care professionals and on funding/supporting research in spinal deformities. Founded in 1966, the SRS has gained recognition as one of the world’s premier spine societies.

      Spinal Cord Injury
      This website was created to help Spinal Cord Injury patients and their families and friends with up-to-date information about spinal cord injuries (SCI). We have a summary of the type of injury, its classification and prognosis based on the severity of the injury. We have also gathered vital information on coping with the personal and financial effects of a spinal cord injury, which may be difficult to deal with without the proper preparation.

      What’s a Hand Surgeon: Introduction to Hand Surgery
      Watch this video, produced by the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, to learn more about the subspecialty of hand surgery.

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