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The Spine Foundation Celebrated its Two-Year Anniversary On September 8, 2016 and Prepares for Transition to Phase 3 of development.

Under the leadership of Dr. Michael Reed, the Spine Foundation, a division of the North American Spine Society (NASS), successfully completed the first two phases of its development:

Phase 1 included a one-year comprehensive feasibility study and business plan development, culminating in a grant award from NASS to launch the foundation on September 8, 2014.

Phase 2 was an aggressive and critical two-year process that included launching the foundation, implementing the business plan, securing public support, and planning for future growth.

Annual Report

Last month, Dr. Michael Reed and the Staff of the Spine Foundation proudly shared the 2014/15 Annual Report. Please see Annual Report 2014/2015 to learn more and peruse the great images from our first year.

The Annual Report 2014/2015 details the extraordinary accomplishments of a three-year plan that has secured international recognition and praise.

Spine 10 x 25 Summit: Technology Update

The 2nd Annual Spine 10 X 25 Summit was held on Friday, July 15, 2016 at the Spine Education & Research Center (SERC), on the campus of NASS in Burr Ridge, Illinois. A faculty of world-class professionals shared information from including the latest research evidence, and their insights, experiences and perspectives on how to effectively and expeditiously reduce spine-related disability in the United States.

How Your Donations Made a Difference

How Your Donations Made a Difference

We are working hard to answer the $600 Billion question: How to reduce the price tag that comes with the #1 cause of disability in the United States? With your support, we are confident that we will reach the goal of reducing spine-related disability by 10% by the year 2025. We sincerely hope you enjoy our Quarterly Newsletter, sent exclusively to Spine Foundation benefactors and sponsors.

Save the Date | 2017 Spine Foundation Gala Weekend

Save the Date | 2017 Spine Foundation Gala Weekend

PGA National Resort & Spa, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
March 3-4, 2017

Second Annual Biologics Course

On the heels of our successful and groundbreaking first annual Spine Biologics Course during our 2016 Gala Weekend, our 2017 course will allow for increased seating and delve further into biologic interventions for spinal pathologies.

Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead

Team Spine at Chicago Marathon - Join us on Sunday, October 9, 2016!

For the second straight year, the Spine Foundation is proud to support of the Illinois Spina Bifida Association (ISBA) at the 2016 Chicago Marathon. ISBA raises funds for programs serving children, adults, and families affected by the most common, permanently-disabling, birth defect in the U.S.

In 2015, our Spine Foundation Team joined more than 37,000 runners and experienced a marathon journey unlike any other, racing to the sounds of 1.7 million cheering spectators, traveling through 29 of Chicago's vibrant and diverse neighborhoods and battling to the finish on Columbus Drive.

Support Groups

Support Groups

STRAIGHT TALK!Palm Beach Children’s Hospital at St. Mary’s Medical Center and the Spine Foundation continue to offer the beneficial, hopeful and needed meetings of Straight Talk – an open forum scoliosis support group that serves scoliosis patients, their caregivers, and family members.

Spine 10 x 25 Summit -Technology Update

Spine 10 x 25 Summit -Technology Update

Chicago, Illinois – Friday, July 15, 2016

Join the Spine Foundation, the Spine 10 X 25 Coalition, and international experts to discuss the #1 cause of disability in the United States: spine-related impairment. This event will inspire new thinking on this critical public health issue and generate a tactical and communication agenda to drive innovation and a paradigm shift.

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How Your Donations Made a Difference

How Your Donations Made a Difference

With the strength of our over 800 benefactors, we are on target to reach the goal of reducing spine-related disability by 10% by the year 2025. Your impact through the Spine Foundation matters! Thank you for your support.

Latest news:
Veteran’s Public Service Announcement launched with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, underwritten by a grant from Texas Back Institute.

Looking Ahead

2nd Annual Spine 10 x 25 Summit: Technology Update in Chicago, Illinois – Friday, July 15, 2016

Join the Spine Foundation, the Spine 10 X 25 Coalition, and international experts to discuss the #1 cause of disability in the United States: spine-related impairment.