North American Spine Society

The North American Spine Society has partnered with the National Spine Health Foundation to provide patient education information.

Patient Education Partnership with the National Spine Health Foundation

The North American Spine Society has partnered with the National Spine Health Foundation to offer patient education. This landing page provides easy access to patient education resources to empower you with knowledge and hope on your journey to spine health.

Spine-Talks Program

While many people are familiar with the use of GPS navigation for traveling, it may surprise you to learn that the same type of technology is being used in the operating room! Listen to these world-class expert spine surgeons on how GPS and robotics are being used to successfully perform spine surgery.

Featured panelists include: Dr. Christopher Good (Virginia Spine Institute), Dr. Ronald Lehman, Jr. (Columbia Orthopedics), and Dr. Jeffrey Gum (Norton Leatherman Spine Institute). Moderated by Dr. Thomas Schuler (Virginia Spine Institute). Hosted by NSHF CEO, Dr. Rita Roy. This panel was recorded during the NASS Annual Meeting in Chicago in October 2022.

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Success Stories

When you are suffering with debilitating back pain, it’s hard to believe that you will be active and pain-free again. But each day, members of the North American Spine Society help patients just like you find pain relief and get back to enjoying life again.

These are just a few of the inspiring stories of millions of patients whose lives have been positively affected by their spine specialists.

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Read our articles on spine conditions, diagnosis, treatment options, and helpful tips.


Unparalleled access to world-class experts on advances in spinal treatment and actionable advice to help patients make informed choices about their spine health.


Spine health guides with helpful tips for preventing spine problems.


Inspiring stories on healing and recovery from patients who have achieved an improved quality of life through spinal health care.

Your Answers,
Your Way

At the National Spine Health Foundation, we empower patients with knowledge so they have the tools to make the best informed choices.