American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) was founded in 1933 at Northwestern University. AAOS members are called fellows and comprised of over 31,000 board certified orthopaedic surgeons. The mission of AAOS is to promote the profession, ensure the highest level of patient care and educate physicians and patients about musculoskeletal conditions, health and injuries.

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Routine bisphosphonate treatment for women over age 65

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Is a brace necessary for spinal fracture healing?

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