One in four Americans suffers
from an impairment that impacts their ability to move. This can be devastating
to people’s lives — impacting work, physical health and one’s family and
social life. These patients deserve access to high-quality orthopaedic care so
that they may return to gainful employment and/or a more productive, higher
quality of life. Unencumbered access to orthopaedic care is key to ensuring
that our workers, communities, and economy remain healthy and strong.
Interested in becoming
involved in advocacy and making your voice heard? Share your orthopaedic story online here and check
the box that says: “I’d like to receive updates on policy issues that may
affect orthopaedic patients.” You can also read more about our advocacy issues online here and even take
action on important issues online here.
Other questions? Contact us by emailing email@example.com
or follow us on twitter at @AAOSAdvocacy.
- AAOS Legislative Action Center - take action on grassroots efforts to increase access to care.
- A Nation In Motion - hear directly from other patients about what the experience is like and leave your own story.
- OrthoInfo - contains over 400 articles about fractures, sports injuries, joint replacement and other orthopaedic topics written specially for patients and families. We have the latest orthopaedic news as well as information on safety and prevention. All of our articles are written and peer reviewed by orthopaedic surgeons who are experts in their fields.