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Resources on Preventing Injuries

Want more information? Try one of these websites. You will find information on preventing all types of injuries, links to other websites, and information on other health conditions.

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Last reviewed: March 2013
AAOS does not endorse any treatments, procedures, products, or physicians referenced herein. This information is provided as an educational service and is not intended to serve as medical advice. Anyone seeking specific orthopaedic advice or assistance should consult his or her orthopaedic surgeon, or locate one in your area through the AAOS "Find an Orthopaedist" program on this website.
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