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Health Library
Patient education library

Orthopaedic information you can trust from Your Orthopaedic Connection, a service provided by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Prevention and Safety

    * Gymnastics Injury Prevention
    * AAOS Advisory Statement on Family Violence
    * About Holiday Safety
    * All-Terrain Vehicle Safety
    * Athletic Shoes
    * Avoiding an Epidemic of Errors
    * Backpack Safety
    * Baseball Field Safety
    * Baseball Injury Prevention
    * Basketball Injury Prevention
    * Care of the Aging or Post-Traumatic Knee
    * Child Safety Seats
    * Driving Safety
    * Early Prevention of Osteoporosis
    * Facts About Falls
    * Falls and Hip Fractures
    * Football Injury Prevention
    * Footwear Guide
    * Getting Up From a Fall
    * Golf Injury Prevention
    * Guidelines for Preventing Falls
    * Helmet Use
    * Hip Fracture Facts
    * Hockey Injury Prevention
    * Home Safety Checklist
    * Horseback Riding Injury Prevention
    * How to Keep Your Bones Healthy
    * How to Sit at a Computer
    * Inline Skating Injury Prevention
    * It's OK to Talk to Your Orthopaedic Surgeon About Family Violence
    * Ladder Safety Guide
    * Ladder Safety Tips
    * Lawnmower, Snowblower Safety
    * Lifting Techniques for Home Caregivers
    * Live it Safe: Prevent Broken Hips
    * Osteoporosis Prevention
    * Partner with Your Physician for the Best Surgical Outcome
    * Patient Safety Web Sites and Resources
    * Pedestrian Injuries and Children
    * Playground Safety Checklist
    * Playground Safety Guide
    * Playground Safety: Tips for Kids
    * Prevención de dolor en la baja espalda (Preventing Back Pain)
    * Prevent Falls and Stay Independent
    * Prevent Scooter-Related Injuries
    * Prevent Snow Shoveling and Snow Blowing Injuries
    * Prevent Winter Sports Injuries
    * Prevent Yoga Injuries
    * Preventing Back Pain at Work and at Home
    * Preventing Back Pain: Tips for New Moms
    * Preventing Bone Loss
    * Preventing Hip Fractures
    * Recreational Activities and Childhood Injuries
    * Reduce Your Risk of Falling
    * Resources on Driving Safety
    * Resources on Preventing Falls
    * Resources on Preventing Injuries
    * Return To Play
    * Running Injury Prevention
    * Safe Exercise
    * Safety Guide for Mature Drivers
    * Shoes: Finding the Right Fit
    * Skateboarding Safety
    * Skiing Injury Prevention
    * Sledding Injury Prevention
    * Smoking and Musculoskeletal Health
    * Soccer Injury Prevention
    * Sports Injuries and Baby Boomers
    * Statins and Bone Health
    * Stay Active: Safe at Any Age
    * Summer Safety: Tips for the Pool
    * Swimming Injury Prevention
    * Tennis Court Safety
    * Tennis Injury Prevention
    * Tight Shoes and Foot Problems
    * Tips for Lifting and Carrying Luggage
    * Train Smart and Stay Strong
    * Usode escaleras con seguridad (Ladder Safety)
    * Volleyball Injury Prevention
    * Warm Up, Cool Down and Be Flexible
    * Weight-Bearing Exercise for Women and Girls