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The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (collectively "AAOS") present OrthoInfo as an educational service to the public and to our Fellows and members.

Any web site is encouraged to link to either the homepage of OrthoInfo (orthoinfo.aaos.org) or to any of the interior pages and documents of OrthoInfo, adhering to the following rules:

  1. Any web site may link directly to OrthoInfo or any interior page. Using this method, control is transferred from the originating web site to the web site maintained by the AAOS.
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All material on OrthoInfo is protected by copyright and all rights are reserved.

No material on OrthoInfo may be replicated and posted, or altered and posted, on the originating web site.

In addition to all other disclaimers stated on the AAOS website, the AAOS explicitly makes no warranty or guarantee concerning the content or reliability of the content on OrthoInfo or of the content or reliability of the content of the web sites that are linked to OrthoInfo.

AAOS, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to amend or cancel any linking arrangement to any web site regarding OrthoInfo at any time.