Patient Education

orthopaedic procedures

Learn more about common orthopaedic procedures with our education animations.

Informational Web Sites

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons ®

This link is to the patient information section of the AAOS website entitled, “Your Orthopaedic Connection.” This site is an excellent comprehensive resource for everything from general information on orthopaedics, specific injuries and conditions, news of interest, and other information relative to the health of your bones and joints. This great resource should be your first step in researching your specific orthopaedic interest.

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The Arthritis Foundation

This website is an excellent comprehensive resource for patients with arthritic conditions. Among the vast resources of this site is information on the local offices which offer classes, support groups and special programs.

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This link is to the Condition Center of WebMD. WebMD is a comprehensive medical information resource. This is probably the most well known health care site on the web.

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UT Medical Center

This is the University of Tennessee Medical Center website. This site may be helpful to referred patients for hospital information (i.e., directions, FAQ’s) regarding surgery or other outpatient procedures.

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