November 15, 2019

Early Sports Specialization: Is It Worth It?

ROSEMONT, Ill. (November 15, 2019) — As sport specialization at the youth and high school levels becomes increasingly popular, parents, coaches and medical professionals are encouraged to understand and help prevent the risk of injury among young athletes. 

November 09, 2019

AAOS on Concerning Changes in CMS 2020 Final Payment Rules

Washington, D.C.(November 9, 2019) American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) President Kristy L. Weber, MD, FAAOS, issued the following statement in response to concerning changes that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized in its newly released 2020 Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgical Center (OPPS/ASC) Payment System Final Rule and the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Final Rule: 

November 08, 2019

American Joint Replacement Registry Releases 2019 Annual Report

ROSEMONT, Ill. (November 8, 2019) — The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), the cornerstone of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Registry Program, released its 2019 Annual Report on hip and knee arthroplasty patient outcomes.  

November 06, 2019

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Partners with CareCredit to Help Improve the Financial Experience for Orthopaedic Surgeons and Patients

COSTA MESA, Calif. – November 6, 2019 – The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the preeminent provider of education and practice management services for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals has entered a new partnership with CareCredit, a leading health, wellness and personal care credit card business. 

November 04, 2019

Winterize Your Home One Step at a Time

ROSEMONT, Ill. (November 4, 2019)–Can you feel the chill in the air? Winter will be here before you know it and now is the time to get your home ready.  

October 24, 2019

Don’t let injuries be the scariest part of Halloween

ROSEMONT, Ill. (October 22, 2019)–Halloween is upon us! Pumpkin patches, haunted houses and trick-or-treating are fun and festive ways to celebrate this holiday, but the excitement of these activities can quickly turn dangerous if you’re not careful.  

October 14, 2019

Osteoporosis: A Painful Reality for Millions

ROSEMONT, Ill. (October 15, 2019) — Osteoporosis is often called a silent disease that is largely preventable, yet it affects approximately 54 million Americans. Despite the modifiable lifestyle choices people can take to prevent osteoporosis-related fractures, they continue to rise, resulting in a fracture every three seconds. 

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