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Bones, Muscles, and Joints

Bones, Muscles, and Joints

Resources

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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
http://www.aaos.org
The AAOS provides information for the public on sports safety, and bone, joint, muscle, ligament and tendon injuries or conditions.

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)
http://www.mda.org
The MDA offers news and information about neuromuscular diseases, MDA research, and services for adults and children with neuromuscular diseases and their families. Call: (800) 572-1717

Scoliosis Research Society
http://www.srs.org
The Scoliosis Research Society's site provides patients and their parents with a better understanding of scoliosis and its diagnosis and management.

Lupus Foundation of America
http://www.lupus.org
The mission of the Lupus Foundation of America is to educate and support those affected by lupus and find a cure. Call (800) 558-0121 for information.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
http://www.niams.nih.gov/
This Web site provides the latest information about the treatment and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases.

Arthritis Foundation
http://www.arthritis.org
The mission of this group is to support research to find the cure for and prevention of arthritis and to improve the quality of life for those affected by arthritis.

Milk Matters: Calcium Education from the National Institutes of Health
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/milk/
Milk Matters is a public health education campaign launched by the National Institutes of Health to promote calcium consumption among tweens and teens, especially during the ages of 11 to 15, a time of critical bone growth.

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