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Orthopedic Links

AMD and Me: Undergoing Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
Bill Sauro’s personal experience with Dr. Yeung and undergoing Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy surgery.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
The Academy is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopaedic surgeons and others in the world.

Its continuing medical education activities include a world-renowned Annual Meeting, multiple CME courses held around the country and at the Orthopaedic Learning Center, and various medical and scientific publications and electronic media materials.

International Intradiscal Therapy Society
The International Intradiscal Therapy Society (IITS), headquartered in Belgium, Wisconsin, was founded in 1987. Members are primarily orthopaedic and neurosurgeons as well as anesthesiologists, radiologists, and rheumatologists dedicated to treatment, research, and education involving intradiscal spinal therapies.
International Journal of Spine Surgery: Percutaneous and Endoscopic Special Issue
The International Journal of Spine Surgery is the official scientific journal of The International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS). The goal of the International Journal of Spine Surgery is to promote and disseminate online the most up-to-date scientific and clinical research into innovations in motion preservation and new spinal surgery technology, including basic science, biologics, and tissue engineering.
International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS)
The International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery, is a global, scientific and educational society organized to provide an independent venue to discuss and address the issues involved with all aspects of basic and clinical science of motion preservation, stabilization, innovative technologies, MIS procedures, biologics and other fundamental topics to restore and improve motion and function of the spine for surgeons, scientists, inventors and others. ISASS is dedicated to advancing major evolutionary steps in spine surgery.
International Spinal Injection Society
The International Spine Intervention Society (ISIS) is a multi-specialty physician association dedicated to the conscientious, evidence-based implementation of spine interventions to improve the quality of life. With more than 3,000 board-certified and board-eligible physicians, ISIS is committed to the development, evaluation, validation, education and advocacy of percutaneous techniques used in the diagnosis and treatment of spine disorders.
North American Spine Society
NASS is a multidisciplinary medical organization dedicated to fostering the highest quality, ethical, value-based and evidence-based spine care through education, research and advocacy.
Spine-Health’s goal is to provide you with a comprehensive, highly informative and useful resource for understanding, preventing, and seeking appropriate treatment for back and neck pain and related conditions. It publishes original articles written for patients by over 100 physician authors and peer-reviewed by a 16 member Medical Advisory Board. This trusted, independent site is supported by hundreds of physician members and visited by millions of patients and their physicians.
SpineUniverse (part of the Vertical Health family of websites) is a leader in patient and healthcare professional education, providing clear, straightforward information on conditions related to the spine, including degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, arthritis, fibromyalgia, and scoliosis. We are committed to presenting trustworthy, high-quality information.
The Spinal Foundation
The Spinal Foundation was established to help people who would have simply been left to cope with their pain and disability. It is also an academic research centre and has established a charitable trust both to raise funds for the training of future surgeons and the development of techniques and equipment, and to build an evidence base so that in future the treatment may be widely offered to NHS patients.
The Spinal Research Foundation (SRF)
The Spinal Research Foundation (SRF) is a patient-focused, non-profit organization dedicated to driving the transformation of spinal health care through research, education, and patient advocacy for the millions of people suffering from neck and back pain.

The Spinal Research Foundation’s We’ve Got Your Back Race for Spinal Health is the only race/walk event designed to raise funds for research in spinal disorders and to celebrate the accomplishments of Spinal Champions – those who have overcome back or neck pain through non-surgical and surgical treatments.

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