The recources referenced below are intended to provide general information. We encourage you to contact your healthcare provider for individual information regarding your specific conditions.
National Institute on Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
An alphabetical index in English and Spanish for easy to find fact sheets on specific conditions and disorders is available. Publication and revision dates are included to ensure up to date information. Links to clinical trials and journal articles are also available.
Your Orthopedic Connection (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)
Colorfully illustrated patient information is presented by body site and by category. Information on injury prevention, osteoarthritis, sports and exercise, joint replacement and tumors are covered thoroughly.
American College of Foot & Ankle Orthopedics & Medicine
American College of Sports Medicine
ACSM is devoted to public awareness and education about the benefits of physical activity for people of all ages, from all occupations. The physicians, researchers and educators of the College have created tools for the general public and for special audiences.
MedlinePlus - bones, joints & muscles
Resources for patients and health professionals.