|American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons(AAOS)|
|6300 North River Road|
|Phone: ||1-800-346-AAOS (1-800-346-2267)|
|Fax: ||(847) 823-8125|
|Web Address: ||www.aaos.org|
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) provides information and education to raise the public's awareness of musculoskeletal conditions, with an emphasis on preventive measures. The AAOS Web site contains information on orthopedic conditions and treatments, injury prevention, and wellness and exercise.
|American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)|
|P.O. Box 1440|
|Phone: ||(317) 637-9200|
|Fax: ||(317) 634-7817|
|Web Address: ||www.acsm.org|
The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) provides general information and publications about exercise and sports medicine.
|National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal andSkin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health |
|1 AMS Circle|
|Phone: ||1-877-22-NIAMS (1-877-226-4267) toll-free|
|Fax: ||(301) 718-6366|
|TDD: ||(301) 565-2966|
|Web Address: ||www.niams.nih.gov|
The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) is a governmental institute that serves the public and health professionals by providing information, locating other information sources, and participating in a national federal database of health information. NIAMS supports research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases and supports the training of scientists to carry out this research.
The NIAMS Web site provides health information referrals to the NIAMS Clearinghouse, which has information packages about diseases.
|820 Jorie Boulevard|
|Oak Brook, IL 60523-2251|
|Web Address: ||www.radiologyinfo.org|
RadiologyInfo is a joint project of the American College of Radiology and The Radiological Society of North America. The Web site is designed to answer consumer questions about radiology procedures and therapies. RadiologyInfo has information on X-ray, CT scan, MRI, ultrasound, and other procedures. The information includes how they are used for diagnosis and treatment, how to prepare for the procedures, and what a patient may experience.
|University of Washington Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine|
|1959 NE Pacific Street|
|Seattle, WA 98195-6500|
|Phone: ||(206) 543-3690|
|Fax: ||(206) 685-3139|
|Web Address: ||www.orthop.washington.edu|
This Web site offers consumers articles and videos about bone and joint conditions.