The National Spine Health Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving spinal health care through education, research, and patient advocacy. We educate Americans about the treatment and prevention of neck and back disorders.  We prove what works, drive innovation, and support patients on their journey to spinal health.

Purpose

We give hope.

Vision

The National Spine Health Foundation’s vision is to improve the lives of those with neck and back pain.

#spinehacks:
Tips & Tricks

Welcome to #spinehacks™! Here you will find all of our social media posts intended to provide you with simple ways to improve the way you care for your spine each day.

Want to see more of these? Follow us @SpineHealthFoundation (FacebookInstagram) and @SpineHealthFdn (Twitter) as well as on YouTube and LinkedIn.

 

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Spine-Talks™ is the premier educational platform designed to improve lives through knowledge and hope. Join our community and hear from local and national experts discussing current spinal health topics you need to know!

Through our goals of driving innovation and proving that treatments work, we aim to provide hope and increase access to care for those suffering from neck or back pain.

OUR PROGRAMS

Spine-Talks™ is the premier educational platform designed to improve lives through knowledge and hope, featuring the latest diagnostics, therapeutics, and technological advancements. Join our community and hear from local and national experts discussing current spinal health topics you need to know!

Welcome to #spinehacks™! Here you will find all of our social media posts intended to provide you with simple ways to improve the way you care for your spine each day.

Want to see more of these? Follow us @SpineHealthFoundation (FacebookInstagram) and @SpineHealthFdn (Twitter) as well as on YouTube and LinkedIn.

Join the nation’s largest 5K event to celebrate healthy spines and benefit those suffering with neck and back pain. The We’ve Got Your Back Race for Spinal Health consists of a timed 5K race and a 1 mile family-friendly fun run/walk. All are welcome to join! Save the Date: The 13th Annual We’ve Got Your Back event will be held on May 17, 2020!

Our Spinal Champion™ program provides much needed relief from the emotional and physical challenges that spinal patients face. We are pioneering patient support initiatives that bring together spinal patients, allowing them to share their experiences, offer support, and find strength and comfort in others who are battling similar challenges.

The Get Back To It Podcast features real stories of healing and recovery from Spinal Champions™.

We know the journey to spinal health is not one that can be made alone. We’re here to help you get back to it!

Our largest networking event of the year, the Gala celebrates the power of hope, gives a nod to the innovative future, and recognizes SpinalChampions™, a person who has achieved an improved quality of life through neck or back treatment. This special event also honors some of the most influential individuals within spinal health during the Spinal Champion Award Ceremony and will conclude with a Dessert Reception, where patients, physicians, industry leaders, and members of the community have the opportunity to network and exchange ideas, producing an overwhelmingly positive and innovative energy.

From Ask the Expert interviews to review articles, our national network of Centers of Excellence contribute to The Spine Health Journal, a patient-centered, research-driven publication produced by the Foundation.

The Patient Journey Project is a unique patient education and advocacy initiative that aspires to prevent injuries, help patients achieve improved spinal health, strengthen provider-patient relationships, and reduce the uncertainty and anxiety experienced by those suffering from spinal injuries and disorders.

2

of the most common medical complaints in the United States are neck and back pain.

290m

million people will miss work due to neck and/or back pain compared to 181 million who will miss work due to the flu.

90%

of the population will be directly affected by debilitating spinal pain at some point in their lifetime.

The # 1

cause of pain in the United States is neck and back pain.

9 in 10

Americans will experience neck or low back pain this year.

400k

medical admissions occur per year for neck or low back pain.

99.3m

adults in the U.S. suffer from neck or low back pain each year.

$100b+

America spends $100 Billion+ in neck and back pain-related indirect costs (lost wages, productivity, and family impacts) each year.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Fall 2020 We’ve Got Your Back Race (tbd)
May 17, 2020 12:00 am - 11:59 pm 11800 Sunrise Valley Dr.
Reston, VA 20191 United States

A special thank you to all of the corporate partners, sponsors, donors, volunteers, and spinal champions™ for making this...

2020 We’ve Got Your Back Gala
November 06, 2020 07:00 pm - 10:00 pm 7901 Tysons One Pl
Tysons, VA 22102 United States

Join us for the 3rd Annual We’ve Got Your Back Gala on Friday, November 6th, 2020 at the Hyatt...