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Find the Way that Works for You

Our vision is to improve the lives of those with neck and back pain and with your generous gift, we can give hope. By supporting our initiatives, including but not limited to The Research Institute, SpineOnline®, Spine-Talks® , and our Spinal Champion® stories, your generous gift of any amount keeps us moving forward.

  • We know the journey to spinal health is not one that can be made alone. Your Patient Journey serves as 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. Learn more here.
  • Tell Your Spinal Champion® Story: 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. Listen to other stories of hope and recovery on our Get Back To It® podcast!

#3 Start Your Own Fundraiser

If you’re the kind of individual who likes to take charge and be an agent of change in your network, we invite you to start your own fundraiser. Your fundraiser can be in honor of a special doctor, physical therapist, family member, or other person who’s made a personal impact on you. You can also see if your employer has a matching donation program!

More Ways to Give Hope Today

There’s many more ways you can get involved with and support the Foundation in meaningful ways. Become a Spine Health Ambassador using your passion, network, and platform to share the importance of spinal health. Learn more at info@spinehealth.org.

  • Liking, sharing, tuning in live, and commenting on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, and LinkedIn. The more people sharing, the more awareness we raise and the more lives are touched for the better. We even have specific options for youth to get involved through our STAR Youth Ambassador program!
  • Attending or supporting one of our signature events, from helping set-up or tear down or contributing an auction item, your support is greatly appreciated! Some auction item examples include:
    • Travel (hotel stays, weekend getaways, all-inclusive trips, airline tickets/miles)
    • Outings & Experiences (spa days, sunset cruises, museum or comedy tickets, hot air balloon rides)
    • Sports Tickets, Memorability & Activities (golf outings, yoga/spin classes, ski passes, chance to meet local celebrity athletes)
    • Music (concert tickets, backstage passes)
    • Food (cooking glasses, dinner and wine pairings, restaurant gift certificates)
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WHY NATIONAL SPINE HEALTH FOUNDATION?

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.
WE IMPROVE LIVES THROUGH KNOWLEDGE AND HOPE
  • Your Patient Journey serves as 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.
  • Learn about simple ways to improve the way you care for your spine each day through #spinehacks™!
  • 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! We’ve got your back and have the answers you need.
  • The Get Back To It® Podcast exists to tell real stories of healing and recovery from Spinal Champions®–people who have achieved better quality of life through the treatment of neck or back pain!
  • Read our latest edition of the Spine Health Journal, featuring the most innovative treatments, evidence-based protocols, and key topics in the future of spinal health.
WE PROVE WHAT WORKS, DRIVE INNOVATION, AND SUPPORT PATIENTS ON THEIR JOURNEY TO SPINAL HEALTH

The National Spine Health Foundation’s (NSHF) mission is improve lives through knowledge and hope! We do this through data-driven research, focused on educating patients on treatments that work, reducing the need for invasive treatments, and improving surgical outcomes. We aims to prove that more efficient and less invasive alternatives to traditional treatments exist, often resulting in faster recovery times and improved quality of life.

  • The Research Institute was established to foster a collaborative research environment for students to gain experience and knowledge of the clinical spine health landscape.  Our aim is to encourage the development of healthcare-focused students and drive collaboration in spine health research. Read more here.
  • Read about our current research projects and publication history here!
  • SpineOnline® is a nationwide, multi-centered technology project to prove the effectiveness of spinal treatment options. Through SpineOnline®, we have compiled the definitive collection of provider and patient reported treatment outcomes. This unique approach will allow us to uniformly collect information about spine treatments and their applications and prove which treatments are the most effective and result in the best possible patient outcomes.

Are You or Someone You Know a Spinal Champion®?

A Spinal Champion®  is a person who has achieved an improved quality of life through treatment for neck or back pain! #SpinalChampion®

Hear from other Spinal Champions® on our Get Back To It Podcast, stories of hope and recovery,
as well as in our Spine-Talks®: Spinal Champions® series.

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! We’ve got your back and have the answers you need.