October is Spine Health Awareness Month


Our social media toolkit provides instructions, suggested posts, and graphics to make it easy to share the news! Just copy and paste the text into your social media channel of choice. Follow the easy instructions when you click on the toolkit link! 

Join our We’ve Got Your Back 5K and Wellness fair in person at our HQ in Reston on October 16, World Spine Day!  Can’t be with us in person? Join us virtually all month long!  Want to set up a fundraiser to support your participation?  Thank you! and here are the instructions: 

Instructions to set up your own WGYB 5K fundraising page:

  • Go to our event’s fundraising page: https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/2022WGYBrace.
  • Click the orange “Start fundraising” button.
  • Fill out the form to create your account and personalize your own fundraising page.
  • Email your friends, family, and communities to join you in support of the National Spine Health Foundation using your personal fundraising page link.
  • Include your personal fundraising page link in the posts below to show your support on social media.

Spine-Talks® is our premier educational platform offering unparalleled access to world-class experts who discuss complicated information in patient language.  Topics include advances in spine treatment, options for disease-specific back and neck issues, and guidance to empower patients to advocate for their own spine health. Click here to watch.

Our “Get Back to It” Podcast showcases inspiring stories of Spinal Champions® and the steps they took to heal from back or neck pain. Each episode brings real stories of healing and recovery. Whether it’s physical therapy, surgery or another method, the podcast demonstrates the wide variety of ways people find healing and freedom from pain. Click here to listen.

Featuring patient-friendly articles and interviews with internationally acclaimed spine researchers, surgeons on the NSHF’s Medical & Scientific Board, and healthcare professionals, the Spine Health Journal provides a review of the latest spine health literature written for a patient audience. Click here to read.

Our “Spine Spotlight” newsletter is emailed monthly with a recap of everything that is happening at the National Spine Health Foundation, from the latest in research, interviews with spine health experts, seasonal tips for guarding your spine health, and community updates. Click here to subscribe.

As a patient-centered nonprofit organization, the work we do is fully powered by people of passion and purpose who share our belief that everyone deserves excellent spinal health. We’ve built a powerful network of supporters and ambassadors nationwide, including spine health experts, industry leaders, and committed individual supporters. Every gift puts healing and hope in the hands of patients who need them most. We are stronger together – especially with you! Please consider donating directly to NSHF here.  Want to set up a fundraiser in honor of a family member, healthcare provider or friend? You can do that here.  Consider us for your next birthday or special event fundraiser!