OrthoVirginia Patient Center

Patient Education

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Educational Resources

Useful Links

  • OrthoVirginia Blog
    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 
    This website will answer patients who suffer from back or neck pain. 
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons  
    This site will provide patients with a variety of excellent educational material and important links to other useful sites. 
  • American College of Sports Medicine 
    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 
    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 
    This organization represents the physicians involved in the medical (non-surgical) care of sports-related problems. 
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine 
    This website is a valuable resource for questions about sports-related injuries. 
  • American Running Association 
    This site provides extensive information on injury prevention and treatment for all levels of runners. 
  • Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation 
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand 
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America 
    This is a premiere organization that focuses on advances in arthroscopic surgery. 
  • Journal of Bone and Joint Disease 
    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 
    This site provides news and announcements, legislative information and journal information. 
  • Your Orthopaedic Connection 
    This site provides useful orthopedic information, provided by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 

Glossary of Orthopedic Terms