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

Recommended Web sites

  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    This is a useful link for more Patient Education on Orthopaedic Disorders. Dr. David and Dr Tim completed 5 years of Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Training at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr Tim completed an additional year of training here as a Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery Fellow.

  • La información paciente ortopédica en español
    La información paciente ortopédica en español

  • National Sports Medicine Institute
    Download Patient forms and Appointment information from our Practice website.

  • Prevention and Emergency Management of Youth Baseball and Softball Inj
    Since its inception, youth baseball has been dedicated not only to teaching sound fundamental playing skills and good sportsmanship, but also to providing a wholesome and safe environment in which youngsters may learn and grow. The material in this handbook is organized to help coaches administer first aid and prevent injuries that may happen on the field. The objective of this handbook: "Be familiar with basic sports injury terminology. "Be aware of up-to-date techniques for preventing sports injuries. "Be able to differentiate between mild, moderate, and severe injuries. "Know appropriate first aid techniques for the injuries you will encounter. "Be able to design an emergency plan for your league to use when severe injuries occur. "Know specific techniques to determine whether an injured player is ready to practice and play again.

  • TEAM Excercises (20 Excercises for Arthritis Management)
    This link reviews TEAM Excercises (20 Excercises for Arthritis Management) developed by the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. AOSSM members are physicians and allied health professionals who demonstrate scientific leadership, involvement and dedication in the daily practice of sports medicine. Drs. David and Tim both belong to the AOSSM.

  • The Steadman Hawkins Clinic
    Dr David completed his Sports Medcine and Shoulder Surgery fellowship here at the Steadman Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colorado

  • US Bone and Joint Decade
    The Bone and Joint Decade is a global, multi-disciplinary initiative targeting the care of people with musculoskeletal conditions--bone and joint disorders. Its focus is on improving your quality of life as well as advancing the understanding and treatment of those conditions through research, prevention and education. Bones, and the joints that create function and movement, are connected by muscle and ligaments. Their state of health and how they enable you to lead an active and healthy life is what the Decade aims to improve.

  • US News And World Report Ranking of Medical Schools
    Drs. Dave and Tim have trained and or held faculty positions at multiple Medical Schools on this list of World Class institutions including Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Yale, Cornell, and the University of Virginia. People travel great distances to experience the expertise these institutions provide. For you its a local call.

  • US News And World Report Ranking of Orthopaedic Hospitals
    Ranking of Orthopaedic Hospitals. Drs. Dave and Tim have trained and or held faculty positions at multiple institutions on this list including the Hospital for Special Surgery and Johns Hopkins.

Contact Information

National Sports Medicine Institute 19455 Deerfield Ave Suite 312 Lansdowne, VA USA 20176 View map Phone 703 729-5010 Fax 703 729-5833

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