The Arthritis Society is the largest non-government funder of basic and applied arthritis research, which has led to significant breakthroughs in the diagnosis, treatments, and care of patients with arthritis. Their site includes educational articles and videos on arthritis, information on their latest research endeavors, and ways to get involved.
Knee1.com is dedicated to providing patients with comprehensive information on knee conditions, diagnostics and treatments. In addition to an extensive education center, it has articles on new developments in knee health, how to keep your knees healthy and doctors making a difference in orthopedics; a fitness center with videos detailing how to exercise injured knees; and forums and blogs to discuss and ask questions about knee injuries.
The American College of Sports Medicine is a global leader in sports medicine and exercise science. Their association of academicians, students, personal trainers, and physicians is dedicated to helping people worldwide live longer, healthier lives. They make a difference in the lab and field through research, instruction, and certification.
The Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) is a non- profit professional organization of over 1100 surgeons, physicians, and allied health members passionately dedicated to advancing musculoskeletal care for children and adolescents through education; research; quality, safety and value initiatives; advocacy and global outreach to children in underserved areas. Their site includes links to expert descriptions of pediatric orthopaedic conditions and their treatments, as well as information about POSNA's educational and scientific events, advocacy, philanthropy and service.
The Canadian Orthopaedic Association is involved in organizing orthopaedic training centers across Canada and collaborating with the Royal College / College of Physicians of Quebec on issues involving orthpaedic surgeons. Their website includes patient educational resources and a Find an Orthpaedist database that provides up-to-date details to assist patients in finding an appropriate orthopaedic surgeon in Canada.