OrthoVirginia Patient Center

Patient Education

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Educational Resources

Useful Links

  • OrthoVirginia Blog
    http://blog.c-o-r.com/
    Our blog provides information and tips from our physicians, physical therapists and orthopedic specialists on injury prevention as well as options for the treatment and rehabilitation of orthopedic problems.
     
  • All About Back and Neck Pain 
    www.allaboutbackpain.com 
    This website will answer patients who suffer from back or neck pain. 
     
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons  
    www.aaos.org 
    This site will provide patients with a variety of excellent educational material and important links to other useful sites. 
     
  • American College of Sports Medicine 
    www.acsm.org 
    This organization is one of the governing bodies for the development of scholastic and collegiate sports health programs and pre-participation requirements. 
     
  • American Medical Association 
    www.ama-assn.org 
    While this website does not focus on musculoskeletal problems, this can be a useful source for information on general medical problems as well as health care policy. 
     
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine 
    www.amssm.org 
    This organization represents the physicians involved in the medical (non-surgical) care of sports-related problems. 
     
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine 
    www.sportsmed.org 
    This website is a valuable resource for questions about sports-related injuries. 
     
  • American Running Association 
    www.americanrunning.org 
    This site provides extensive information on injury prevention and treatment for all levels of runners. 
     
  • Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation 
    www.apsf.org 
     
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand 
    www.assh.org 
     
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America 
    www.aana.org 
    This is a premiere organization that focuses on advances in arthroscopic surgery. 
     
  • Journal of Bone and Joint Disease 
    www.jbjs.org 
    This is a premiere orthopedic surgery journal. While somewhat technical, it can be a useful source for new treatments of musculoskeletal problems. 
     
  • Virginia Orthopaedic Society 
    www.vos.org 
    This site provides news and announcements, legislative information and journal information. 
     
  • Your Orthopaedic Connection 
    orthoinfo.aaos.org 
    This site provides useful orthopedic information, provided by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 
     

Glossary of Orthopedic Terms