Stuart J. Fischer, MD
Welcome to OrthoInfo, the patient information web site of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Our site contains over 400 articles about fractures, sports injuries, joint replacement and other orthopaedic topics written specially for patients and families.
We have the latest orthopaedic news as well as information on safety and prevention. All of our articles are written and peer reviewed by orthopaedic surgeons who are experts in their fields.
We hope you will take a few minutes to browse our site and view our articles, videos, and learning modules.
OrthoInfo is "Your Connection To Expert Orthopaedic Information."
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The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is conducting the national campaign, A Nation in Motion®, to highlight the value of quality orthopaedic care.
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One of the most common infant foot deformities can usually be treated with simple methods like stretching and casting.
Although not as common as knee or shoulder arthroscopy, hip arthroscopy is often used in diagnosing and treating hip disease.
Although injury prevention begins with proper equipment, it is important that young athletes be trained in safe sports technique.
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