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Recommended Web sites
* American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
    The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) is a national organization of orthopaedic surgeons specializing in sports medicine, including national and international sports medicine leaders. The AOSSM works closely with many other sports medicine specialists and clinicians, including family physicians, emergency physicians, pediatricians, athletic trainers and physical therapists, to improve the identification, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries.

* American Society for Surgery of the Hand
    The ASSH home page has a link to find Hand Surgeons and a wealth of information on various hand conditions.

* MDReview
    MDReview is an independent medical peer review company that provides objective, quality, timely peer review to hospitals, medical staffs, and individual physicians. Dr. Herb Alexander is a principal at MDReview.

* Orthopaedic Trauma Association
    The Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) is an educational and scientific society dedicated to the discovery and dissemination of knowledge and information regarding the care and treatment of injuries to the musculoskeletal system.

* The Society of Medical Consultants to the Armed Forces
    The Society of Medical Consultants to the Armed Forces is a "brain trust" of former high ranking military medical officers that continue to provide advice and counsel to the Surgeons General of the Navy, Army, and Air Force.

* Your Orthopaedic Connection
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