American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
The latest source for up-to-date legislation, as well as educational, health care policy, and research information. The site includes the bylaws and position papers of the AAOS, and the latest federal and state laws enacted about the practice of orthopedics and medicine.
WebMD provides services that help physicians, consumers, providers, and health plans navigate the complexity of the healthcare system.
The mission of the Arthritis Foundation is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control, and cure of arthritis and related diseases. This site discusses non-operative means of dealing with arthritis, and gives local resources that are available.
Greater Chicago Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation
The Arthritis Foundation, Greater Chicago Chapter operates across the state to assist those affected by the disease and provide current information for people with arthritis and their families.
The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
This site presents educational information regarding arthritis, injuries, back and neck pain, and osteoporosis. It explains what a physiatrist can offer to patients with a variety of conditions, including pain management.
The American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
This site has information about a variety of orthopedic and neurological conditions. Learn more about the diagnosis your doctor has discussed with you.
The National Osteoporosis Foundation
This site gives extensive information regarding osteoporosis, including steps that you can take for better bone health.
Learn about spine anatomy, spinal disorders and injuries, as well as information regarding treatment and surgical techniques. This site has information on the latest technology available for treating back and neck pain.