General Orthopedic References

  • eOrthopod Patient Education.  (excellent)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
    The AAOS is dedicated to musculoskeletal health and patient advocacy. Publisher of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and provider of Orthopaedic Knowledge Online.
  • American College of Sports Medicine
    Resource for sports medicine careers and sports medicine education for: athletic trainers, physical therapists, medical doctors, nutritionists, orthopedic surgeons, chiropractors, personal trainers, massage therapists, etc.
  • UnderstandOrtho.com Web based patient education with computer animations.  Contains demos of ortho procedures.
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) World leader in sports medicine education, research, communication, and fellowship. Publisher of The American Journal of Sports Medicine a peer-reviewed scientific journal.
  • American Journal of Orthopedics
    Provides timely, practical, and readable technical information of the highest caliber to the orthopedic surgeon involved in the everyday practice of orthopedics.
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
    The goal of the Association is to promote, encourage, support and foster through continuing medical education functions, the development and dissemination of knowledge in the discipline of arthroscopic surgery.
  • Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery Online
    Full-text articles are available to AANA and ISAKOS members and personal subscribers starting from 1998 to the present; abstracts, references, and PDFs are available from 1985 to the present.
  • Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery
    Excellence through peer review.
  • Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
    The official publication for eight leading specialty organizations, this authoritative journal is the only publication to focus exclusively on medical, surgical, and physical techniques for treating injury/disease of the upper extremity, including the shoulder girdle, arm, and elbow.
  • Medline: PubMed
    A service of the National Library of Medicine that includes over 15 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s.
  • Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine
    Combines the authority of a textbook, the usefulness of a color atlas and the timeliness of a journal. Each issue focuses on a single clinical condition, offering several different management approaches. It's the easiest way for practitioners to stay informed of the latest surgical advancements and developments.
  • Orthopaedic WebLinks: Patient Information
    Information on orthopedic and musculoskeletal problems suitable for patients and family members. Yahoo-style directory of hundreds of resources.
  • Ortho Supersite
    Searchable archive of the following publications: Orthopedics, The Journal Of Knee Surgery, Orthopedics Today And Orthopaedics Today International Edition
  • Wheeless
    Duke University Medical Center's Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, in conjunction with Data Trace Internet Publishing Company are proud to present Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics. This is the most comprehensive, unparalleled, dynamic online medical textbook in existence.

Less than a year after having my rotator cuff repaired by Dr. Hyman my shoulder is better than the one that wasn't injured. The recovery time was so fast my wife thinks I have some kind of super healing power.
- HJ