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The Content is not intended to be and should not be used for medical diagnosis or treatment. You should never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking treatment based on the Content. The use of this website does not create a physician-patient relationship and does not obligate Blount Orthopaedic Associates to follow-up or contact users of this website. Blount Orthopaedic Associates does not approve or endorse any products, services, professionals or methods referenced in the Content, and the Content should not be cited in any way that would imply such approval or endorsement. 

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Blount Orthopaedic Associates does not assume any responsibility for any use or misuse of the Content.  In no event will Blount Orthopaedic Associates be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you or anyone else in reliance upon the Content. To the extent permissible under applicable laws, Blount Orthopaedic Associates does not assume responsibility for any injury and/or damage to persons or property as a result of any actual or alleged libelous statements; infringement of intellectual property or privacy rights; product liability, whether resulting from negligence or otherwise; or from any use or operation of any ideas, instructions, procedures, products or methods contained herein. Blount Orthopaedic Associates hereby disclaims any and all liability to any party for any direct, indirect, implied, punitive, special, incidental or other consequential damages arising directly or indirectly from any use of the Content, which is provided as is, and without warranties.

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