Orthopedics & Sports Medicine - Patient Education

Browse by Body Area

Click on any link below for detailed information about each area, presented by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Animated Orthopedic Procedures

SWARM Interactive is a collection of animated orthopedic procedures.

Use the button below to choose from a variety of procedures that may be of interest to you.


Orthopedic and Sports Medicine presents an informative, up-to-date resource for patients seeking information regarding many of the orthopedic procedures we perform.

Select any category on the left and you’ll see the procedures available for viewing in that category. You’ll then have the choice to play a narrated animation or a silent version for times when sound could be a distraction.

You’ll also have the option to print a full-color brochure of each procedure for your reference.