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This Site contains information including text, graphics, images, and data (Content) obtained from licensed sources and proprietary sources, including practicing physicians in the United States.¬†THE ARTICLES AND INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS SITE ARE TO BE USED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND SHOULD NOT BE UTILIZED FOR MEDICAL CONSULTATION, ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS AND/OR TREATMENT OF ANY INDIVIDUAL’S MEDICAL SYMPTOMS. You are urged to always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider for questions or information related to any medical condition, injury, diagnosis, treatment, symptom or medical advice. This Site is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Do not delay or disregard any medical inquiry because of information you obtain from this Site or affiliated sites. If you have a medical emergency, immediately call 911 or the emergency number in your area or contact your physician.
Advanced Orthopaedics, its employees, licensors, guest columnists, contributors, practice groups, physicians, medical editors, clinical review teams, vendors, suppliers or any other affiliated person or entity are not liable for visitors interpretation, understanding or use of any content or information presented herein.¬†Advanced Orthopaedicsneither endorses nor recommends any specific testing, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on this Site. Please consult with your doctor for any specific questions that you might have regarding these issues.
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In no event will¬†Advanced Orthopaedics, its licensors, vendors, or any third parties mentioned on the Site be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or other consequential damages (including business interruption) arising directly or indirectly from any use of this Site, even if¬†Advanced Orthopaedics¬†is expressly advised of the possibility of such damages or existence.
COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS
Users of the Site agree to comply with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances, and regulations applicable to use of the Site.¬†Advanced Orthopaedics¬†makes no claims that the Content of this Site is appropriate or legal to view or download outside of the United States. For certain persons or individuals in certain countries this Content may not be legal for viewing or use. Access the Site at your own risk. You are advised that you are responsible for compliance with the laws of your state/country/jurisdiction.
You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with¬†Advanced Orthopaedics¬†or in any way relating to your use of the Site, resides in the courts of the State of¬†Maryland¬†in connection with any such dispute including any claim involvingAdvanced Orthopaedics¬†or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, telecommunication providers, and content providers.
These Terms and Conditions are governed by the substantive laws of United States of America without respect to its conflict of law principles. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect.
USE OF THIS SITE BY CHILDREN UNDER 18
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USE OF CONTENT
You are welcome to view the Content of the Site at your own risk.¬†Advanced Orthopaedics¬†authorizes you to view the material on the Site solely for your personal use, and to copy or download the material solely for your own personal, noncommercial use subject to these Terms and Conditions.
The Content is protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws.Advanced Orthopaedics and/or its licensors retain title to the Content. Any use of the Content not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions is a breach of these Terms and Conditions and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws.¬†Advanced Orthopaedics¬†as appropriate retain all ownership rights not expressly addressed in these Terms and Conditions.
Advanced Orthopaedics¬†does not assume any liability for or relating to the delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any of the Content or other data transmitted in connection with use of the Site.
By agreeing to enter and use the Site, you agree not to infringe upon the rights of any party, nor violate the rights of any party by any transmission or communication of content in any form. Content posted to the Site must not be defamatory, libelous, threatening, harassing, or otherwise uncivil; obscene, indecent, or unlawful; or false, inaccurate or misleading. Content posted to this Site is considered non-confidential for all purposes.
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Your registration, postings, and right to use this site may be immediately terminated if you breach any of these Terms and Conditions. No waiver of any of these Terms and Conditions, in any one or more instances, shall be deemed a waiver of such Terms and Conditions on any future occasion.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
EDITORIAL AND CONTENT POLICY
This Site has been created to allow the public access to understandable orthopaedic medical information available on the Internet. It is our goal that users find the information contained herein interesting, clear, concise, and relevant to their specific orthopaedic questions and concerns.
Advanced Orthopaedics¬†is committed to posting only quality Content on our Site. We have partnered with third-party content providers and an affiliated physician practice network for the provision of content. We draw Content from a consortium of professionals to post on this Site. Additionally, we have strategic, commercial and content partners used to develop and maintain the Site, including graphics production. The strategic content partners for graphics develops the majority of the graphical clinical content and exercises posted on the Site, including graphical and animated representations of anatomy and physiology, exercises, surgical procedures, and injury mechanisms/disease pathologies.
Other contributors to the Site include but are not limited to medical associations, colleges, societies, government agencies, publishers, private and nonprofit organizations, and for-profit corporations. We seek to provide the most comprehensive, credible, reliable, and relevant medical information possible.
Advanced Orthopaedics¬†and the logos, names, icons, and marks identifying their respective products and services referenced herein are trademarks and may not be used without the prior written permission of¬†Advanced Orthopaedics. Other product or company names referred to herein are trademarks or trade names of their respective owners.
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