Measuring the Value

Beyond the cost of treatment, what is the true value of orthopaedic care?
AAOSEconomyInfographic-758x1024Bone and joint disorders are the leading cause of disability in the United States, affecting the physical, financial and emotional well-being of millions Americans each year.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons present, "A Series of Studies Quantifying the Value of Orthopaedic Procedures and Treatments" which determine the balance of the direct and indirect costs of treating musculoskeletal disorders. Musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders can result in pain, loss of active lifestyles and decline in mental health. Patients who experience these injuries must decide what treatment option will work for them, both financially and physically.

Read all about these important findings here: http://www.anationinmotion.org/value/