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Patient Education

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Augusta Orthopaedic Associates is dedicated to providing its patients and prospective patients with the information they need to make informed decisions about their orthopaedic care.

In addition to the educational materials we offer patients in our office setting, we also provide links to the following online educational resources.

Our Patient Education section provides access to sites our staff believes are reputable and beneficial to our patients.

Our goal is to help you better understand your orthopaedic problems and what options for treatment may be available from our team of highly skilled and knowledgeable surgeons.

We expect to enhance this section regularly to provide additional resources about the broad spectrum of injuries and conditions we treat.

Orthopaedic Information Resources

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
A source for the latest legislation, educational, health care policy and research information.

The site includes AAOS bylaws and position papers and the latest enacted state and federal and laws pertaining to the practice of orthopaedics and medicine.

American Association of Knee and Hip Surgeons
An information source for the latest trends in hip and knee joint replacement surgery.

Arthritis Foundation
Discusses non-operative means of dealing with arthritis and provides information about available local resources.

American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Offers information about hand conditions, hand surgery options and more.

Biomet
Offers patient information about partial knee replacement and products.

DePuy Orthopaedics
Offers patient information about total knee and hip replacement and products.

National Osteoporosis Foundation
The website of the leading nonprofit, voluntary health organization dedicated to promoting lifelong bone health in order to reduce the widespread prevalence of osteoporosis and associated fractures.

The NOF also works to find a cure for the disease through research, education and advocacy.