Looking back at previous playgrounds

“The first playground was built when I was AAOS president,” said S. Terry Canale, MD. “I’ll have to admit that I had concerns about the longevity of the idea—whether or not we’d be able to keep building them—but now we’ve done our ninth one, some of the state and specialty societies have done them as well, and I’d say that the playground builds have developed legs of their own.”

Stephen S. Hurst, MD, an orthopaedist from San Mateo, Calif. and member-at-large of the AAOS Public Relations Oversight Group, participated in this year’s build at Balboa Park.

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