|American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)|
|6300 North River Road|
|Rosemont, IL 60018-4262|
|Phone: ||1-800-346-AAOS (1-800-346-2267)|
|Fax: ||(847) 823-8125|
|Web Address: ||www.orthoinfo.aaos.org|
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) provides information and education to raise the public's awareness of musculoskeletal conditions, with an emphasis on preventive measures. The AAOS website contains information on orthopedic conditions and treatments, injury prevention, and wellness and exercise.
|National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Institutes of Health |
|1 AMS Circle|
|Bethesda, MD 20892-3675|
|Phone: ||1-877-22-NIAMS (1-877-226-4267) toll-free|
|Phone: ||(301) 495-4484|
|Fax: ||(301) 718-6366|
|TDD: ||(301) 565-2966|
|Web Address: ||www.niams.nih.gov|
The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) is a governmental institute that serves the public and health professionals by providing information, locating other information sources, and participating in a national federal database of health information. NIAMS supports research into the causes, treatment, and prevention of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases and supports the training of scientists to carry out this research.
The NIAMS website provides health information referrals to the NIAMS Clearinghouse, which has information packages about diseases.
|NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases—National Resource Center|
|2 AMS Circle|
|Bethesda, MD 20892-3676|
|Phone: ||1-800-624-BONE (1-800-624-2663)|
|Fax: ||(202) 293–2356|
|TDD: ||(202) 466-4315|
|Web Address: ||www.niams.nih.gov/bone|
The NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases–National Resource Center is a government resource center that helps health professionals, patients, and the public learn about and locate current information on metabolic bone diseases such as osteoporosis, Paget's disease, osteogenesis imperfecta, and hyperparathyroidism.
|Paget Foundation for Paget's Disease of Bone and Related Disorders|
|120 Wall Street|
|New York, NY 10005-4001|
|Phone: ||(212) 509-5335|
|Fax: ||(212) 509-8492|
|Web Address: ||www.paget.org|
The Paget Foundation for Paget's Disease of Bone and Related Disorders is a voluntary health agency devoted to serving people affected by Paget's disease of bone. The foundation provides affected individuals and their families with up-to-date information about Paget's disease and refers people diagnosed with Paget's disease to doctors who specialize in treating this disorder. It also assists health professionals who treat this disorder. The foundation produces educational and support materials including brochures, pamphlets, audiovisual aids, a newsletter titled Update, and a guide for people affected by Paget's disease to raise public awareness of this and related disorders.