At OSF HealthCare, we believe that education and patient knowledge is an important part of the healing process.

In addition to the information your health care provider shares during your appointments, we also offer education through published information via associated websites and previously printed articles.

To learn more about different procedures, technology and news in the field of orthopedics, visit the following sites:

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
AAOS is your source for the latest legislative, educational, health care policy, and research information.

Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
An official peer-reviewed journal of the AAOS.

American Journal of Sports Medicine
Access abstracts of selected articles in each journal printed since 1972.

Arthritis Foundation
Foundation of scientists and physicians taking action against arthritis since 1948.

Arthroscopy Association of North America
Promoting, encouraging, supporting and fostering the development and dissemination of knowledge in the discipline of arthroscopic surgery through continuing medical education functions.

International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery
A non-profit organization that brings together individuals throughout the world who have indicated or are indicating interest in computer assisted orthopaedic surgery.

Journals of the American Medical Association
International peer-reviewed general medical journal published; the most widely circulated medical journal in the world.

National Athletic Trainers' Association
The National Athletic Trainers' Association enhances the quality of health care for athletes and those engaged in physical activity, as well as advances the profession of athletic training through education and research in the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of injuries.

Orthopaedic Research Society
Read the organization's newsletter, past and current issues of the Journal of Orthopaedic Research and more.

Orthopedics Today
Read current and back issues of Orthopedics Today written for orthopedic surgeons.

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP)
We are proud to work closely with the local medical facilities and to be affiliated with our local medical school. Central Illinois is a hub of health care activity with many physicians training at University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and remaining here to practice and instruct future generations.