American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Put on the brakes after foot or ankle surgery

Patients recovering from a right foot injury or surgery should think twice about how soon they want to begin driving again. According to a new study from the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS), it takes much longer ...

dateDec 15, 2010 in Other
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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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Joint replacement: Does this look infected to you?

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) recently approved and released an evidence-based clinical practice guideline on the diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infections of the hip and knee. Clinical practice guidelines ...

dateSep 09, 2010 in Other
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