Links

Below are links to the American Orthopaedic Association patient information web pages:

Fractures
Fractures: An Overview
Fractures: Types and Treatment
Growth Plate Fractures
Helping Fractures Heal (Orthobiologics)
Nonunions
Stress Fractures

Foot and Ankle
Ankle Fractures
Calcaneus (Heel Bone) Fractures
Lisfranc (Midfoot) Fracture
Pilon Fractures
Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle
Talus Fractures
Toe and Forefoot Fractures

Hip
Hip Fractures
Pelvis Fractures

Knee and Leg
Fractures of the Proximal Tibia
Pediatric Thighbone (Femur) Fracture
Shinbone Fractures
Overview Thighbone (Femur)
Fracture Tibia (Shinbone) Shaft Fractures
Patellar (Kneecap) Fractures

Shoulder, Arm, Elbow
Broken Arm
Broken Collarbone
Distal Humerus Fractures
Elbow Fractures in Children
Forearm Fractures in Children
Fracture of the Shoulder Blade (Scapula)
Olecranon (Elbow) Fractures
Radial Head Fractures
Shoulder Trauma

Spine and Neck
Cervical Fracture
Fracture of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine
Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis

Hand and Wrist
Distal Radius Fracture (Colles' Fracture)
Finger Fractures
Hand Fractures
Thumb Fractures
Wrist (Scaphoid) Fracture

Sprains, Strains and Other Injuries
Sprains and Strains: What's the Difference?
Sprains, Strains and Other Soft Tissue Injuries

Foot and Ankle
Sprained Ankle

Hip
Hip Strains
Snapping Hip

Knee and Leg
Adolescent Anterior Knee Pain
Burning Thigh Pain (Meralgia paresthetica)
Hamstring Muscle Strain
Muscle Strains in the Thigh
Osgood-Schlatter Disease (Knee Pain)
Runner's Knee (Patellofemoral Pain)
Shin Splints

Shoulder, Arm, Elbow
Burners and Stingers
Shoulder Impingement
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Throwing Injuries in the Elbow

Spine and Neck
Herniated Disk
Lumbar Disk Herniation
Neck Sprain

Hand and Wrist
Animal Bites
Fingertip Injuries/Amputations
Human Bites
Mallet Finger (Baseball Finger)
Nerve injuries
Sprained Thumb
Wrist Sprains

Other
Frostbite
Heat Injury
Muscle Contusion (Bruise)
Muscle Cramp

Tears and Instability
Knee and Leg
Common Knee Injuries
Meniscal Tear
Patellar Tendon Tear
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Quadriceps Tendon Tear
Unstable Kneecap

Shoulder, Arm, Elbow
Biceps Tendon Tear at the Elbow
Biceps Tendon Tear at the Shoulder
Chronic Shoulder Instability
Common Shoulder Injuries
Rotator Cuff Tears
Rotator Cuff Tears: Frequently Asked Questions
Shoulder Joint Tear (Glenoid Labrum Tear)

Hand and Wrist
Flexor Tendon Injuries

Dislocations and Separations
Hip Dislocation

Shoulder, Arm, Elbow
Chronic Shoulder Instability
Elbow Dislocation
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Separation
Shoulder Trauma

Prevention and Safety
Care of the Aging or Post-Traumatic Knee
Falls and Hip Fractures
Preventing Hip Fractures

Other
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder After Orthopaedic Trauma