Related Links

Here are some physical therapy and fitness links you may find useful.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

www.aaos.org

This site contains general patient information on specific topics in orthopaedics and a medical library. It also contains an orthopaedic physician “yellow pages” to help you locate a qualified orthopaedic surgeon in your area.

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

www.sportsmed.org

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), is a world leader in sports medicine education, research, communication, and fellowship. Founded in 1972, AOSSM is a national organization of orthopaedic surgeons dedicated to sports medicine. Who are their members? They are physicians helping weekend warriors cope with the effects of aging . . . team doctors ensuring health and safety at all levels of sport . . . researchers working to help athletes prevent and manage injury. In short, sports medicine is more than their job – it is their passion. The AOSSM web site has a sophisticated library of articles and an area for patient education.

American Physical Therapy Association

www.apta.org

This site includes a description of what physical therapists do and provides information ranging from listing board certified practitioners in your area to listing accredited schools for the training of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. We are an active member in this organization.

American Physical Therapy Association of New Jersey

www.aptanj.org

This site includes a consumers guide to physical therapy. It also contains information for physical therapists regarding education programs, meetings, and local chapter news. We are an active member in this organization.

American Sports Medicine Institute

www.ASMI.org

ASMI”s mission is to improve the understanding, prevention, and treatment of orthopaedic and sports-related injuries through research and education. This society offers courses, conferences and symposiums, and has an extensive library of information on their web site.

Eat Clean Bro

www.eatcleanbro.com

Fresh, restaurant quality meals prepared for pick up or delivery. All natural meals, prepared by a local chef and straight to your door.

Healthclubs.com

www.healthclubs.com

This is an excellent website to help you learn the basics about exercise. The site discusses how to work with a personal trainer and how to chose the right gym or health club for you. We are an active member in this organization.

International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association

www.ihrsa.org

IHRSA”s website contains valuable information on the industry of health and fitness. We are an active member in this organization.

McKenzie Institute

www.mckenziemdt.org

The McKenzie Institute trains and credentials physical therapists in the mechanical diagnosis and treatment of the spine. Their site includes consumer information on spine care.

Medline Plus – Bones, Joints, & Muscles

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/bonesjointsandmuscles.html

Medline Plus offers a wide variety of information on bones, joints, and muscles. This site is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health. It is an excellent resource of information for the educated consumer.

Medline Plus – Drugs, Supplements, & Herbal Information

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html

Medline Plus offers a wide variety of information on drugs, supplements, and herbal remedies. This site is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Health. It is an excellent resource of information for the educated consumer.

Move Forward

www.moveforwardpt.com

American Physical Therapy Association consumer site.

Physical Therapist Assistant EDU

http://www.physicaltherapistassistantedu.org

Physical therapist assistants are active participants in the healthcare system, providing direct patient care under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist to assist in the treatment of patients with functional limitations, injuries, or disease. Find out how you can become a licensed physical therapist assistant in your state.

Physical Therapy Expert Witness Services

www.PhysicalTherapyExpertWitness.com

We are a leading provider of Physical Therapy Expert Witness Services for lawyers, expert witness firms and insurance companies. We also provide coaching services for legal issues in physical therapy practice and practice management consulting solutions for PT business owners.

Revolutionize

www.revolutionizeusa.com

Optimize our fitness programs with revolutionize nutrition programs. Macro-nutrient breakdowns and Fit 3-D Body Scanning.

WebMD

www.webmd.com

WebMD is a resource standard on topics such as today”s news, diseases and conditions, A – Z guides, living well, health care services, and pregnancy & family. It offers community bulletin boards and blogs too!