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The Home page of the AAOS is your source for the latest legislative, educational, healthcare policy, and research information. The site includes the by-laws and position papers of the AAOS, and the latest federal and state laws enacted that pertain to the practice of orthopedics and medicine.
The AANA Web site provides support services for members, including a member directory, description of the annual meeting, and other instructional courses that offer CME. Scholarships and fellowships available are listed. You can learn about the latest in arthroscopy research by searching lectures presented at previous AANA meetings.
Biomet, Inc. and its subsidiaries design, manufacture and market products used primarily by musculoskeletal medical specialists in both surgical and non-surgical therapy, including reconstructive and fixation devices, electrical bone growth stimulators, orthopedic support devices, operating room supplies, general surgical instruments, arthroscopy products, spinal implants, bone cements, bone substitutes, craniomaxillofacial implants and dental implants, and associated instrumentation.
American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine publishes The American Journal of Sports Medicine. This site lists all the editions of the journal printed since May-June 1997 and allows access to abstracts of selected articles in each journal.
For centuries men and women, young and old, have been affected by a diseaphpse in which little was known except its symptoms. But in 1948, a group of scientists and physicians came together to take action against this condition called arthritis. Perhaps heartened by breakthroughs in medicine, this community of scientists envisioned a day when a cure for arthritis would be discovered and the millions of people with arthritis would no longer suffer. Their actions resulted in the formation of the Arthritis Foundation.