Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
The world's largest medical association
of musculoskeletal specialists. Provides education and practice management
services for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals, advocates
improved patient care and informs the public about the science of orthopaedics.
American Spine Surgeons (NASS)
Multidisciplinary organization that
advances quality spine care through education, research and advocacy..
Current news about coping with and
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Part of the National Institutes of Health, the main biomedical research
agency of the U.S. government.
Information about the disease, treatments, support groups, reports, prevention,
bone health, and advocacy.
Spinal Injury First Aid
First Aid tips from the Mayo Clinic.
Cord Injury, Stroke, and Paralysis Support Organizations
Contact information for organizations
providing support and education for spinal injury patients, their families
Scoliosis Research Society
Nonprofit organization providing
information on scoliosis, its diagnosis and management.