Informational Web Sites
of Orthopaedic Surgeons ®
This link is to the patient information section of the AAOS website entitled, “Your Orthopaedic Connection.” This site is an excellent comprehensive resource for everything from general information on orthopaedics, specific injuries and conditions, news of interest, and other information relative to the health of your bones and joints. This great resource should be your first step in researching your specific orthopaedic interest.
Spine Universe is an extremely well organized website on the back and neck. The site is a comprehensive resource for all aspects of spine health. Spine Universe contains information on specific spinal conditions, spine surgery, non-surgical treatments, ergonomics, spine wellness, pain management, new technology and more.
This website is an excellent comprehensive resource for patients with arthritic conditions. Among the vast resources of this site is information on the local offices which offer classes, support groups and special programs.
This is the Tennova Healthcare website. This site may be helpful to referred patients for hospital information (i.e., directions, FAQ's) regarding surgery or other outpatient procedures.
East Tennessee Children’s
This is the Children’s Hospital website. This site may be helpful to children and their parents that have been referred to the hospital. There is hospital visitation information and FAQ’s, as well as other children’s medical information links.
Sanders West Outpatient Surgery Center
This site may be helpful to referred patients regarding outpatient surgery.
Save Your Knees
This site may be helpful to referred patients with knee issues.
This link contains information regarding Shockwave Therapy, the non-invasive procedure for plantar fasciitis (chronic heel pain) and epicondylitis (tennis elbow).
This site is the home of Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Company which contains information about the prescription anti-inflammatory medications, Bextra and Celebrex. The site also contains health resources and links of interest to orthopedic patients.
Lab Tests Online is an excellent resource for learning more about your lab testing. The site is maintained by lab professionals and presented in an easy to understand format. The site is peer-reviewed and non-commercial.
This link is to the Condition Center of WebMD. WebMD is a comprehensive medical information resource. This is probably the most well known health care site on the web.
The MedlinePlus site will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.
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