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Hip and Knee Resources for Consumers

If you would like to learn more about hip and knee care, below is a list of reputable state and national Websites that you may find helpful. 

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) - browse the Patients and Public section to find information on orthopedic conditions and treatments, injury prevention, wellness and exercise, and more.

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons - search for an orthopedic specialist in your area, view a list of other educational websites, and find out what you need to know during your next doctor visit.

Check Up On Your Bones - an interactive bone health checkup for people of all ages to help identify the most common red flags that put your bones at risk and to give you a strategy — specific to you — to make your bones stronger and healthier. 

HealthInsight – is the Quality Improvement Organization (QIO) for both Utah and Nevada.  View easy-to-read rankings of Utah hospitals for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. 

Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases ~ National Resource Center - provides patients, health professionals, and the public with an important link to resources and information on metabolic bone diseases.

Utah Department of Health Arthritis Program - tracks how many Utahns have arthritis, provides arthritis education, and increases participation in programs proven to help people with arthritis.  Learn how to manage your arthritis and what questions to ask of your doctor.

The Health Data Committee has produced several other facility comparison reports for Utah citizens.  Additional resources for those reports can be accessed from the following links:

Gallbladder  |  Heart/Stroke  |  Maternity |  Pneumonia

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