American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) was founded in 1933 at Northwestern University. AAOS members are called fellows and comprised of over 31,000 board certified orthopaedic surgeons. The mission of AAOS is to promote the profession, ensure the highest level of patient care and educate physicians and patients about musculoskeletal conditions, health and injuries.

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What to do if you are bitten by a snake

Should you be the victim of a snakebite, the best thing you can do is get to a hospital as quickly as possible, according to a new review article from the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS). Current ...

dateDec 01, 2010 in Health
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Study finds Ponseti method of clubfoot correction

Clubfoot affects one in a thousand babies born in the United States, but with proper corrective treatment and follow-up, infants born with clubfoot can have feet compatible with an active, normal lifestyle. A new study in ...

dateFeb 01, 2010 in Other
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