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Spine-Related Web Links
We are providing the following links, however, please understand that we are not responsible for the information located on the sites, and do not endorse any products or services.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Founded in 1933, the AAOS is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopaedic surgeons and others in the world. The Association engages in health policy and advocacy activities on behalf of musculoskeletal patients and the profession of orthopaedic surgery.
Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS) (www.csrs.org)
The CSRS is a multidisciplinary organization that provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and promotes clinical and basic science research of the cervical spine. The organization values collegial interaction and strong scientific principles.
This website helps people make informed decisions about spine surgery.
National Scoliosis Foundation (NSF) (www.scoliosis.com)
NSF is a patient-led nonprofit organization dedicated since 1976 to helping children, parents, adults, and health-care providers to understand the complexities of spinal deformities such as scoliosis.
North American Spine Society (NASS) (www.spine.com)
NASS is a multidisciplinary medical organization dedicated to fostering the highest quality, evidence-based, and ethical spine care by promoting education, research, and advocacy.
Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) (srs.org)
The SRS is a professional organization, made up of physicians and allied health personnel. Their primary focus is on providing continuing medical education for health care professionals and on funding / supporting research in spinal deformities.
Spine Health (www.spine-health.com)
This website provides information on various pain topics and recommendations for pain relief.
Spine Universe (www.spineuniverse.com)
Spine Universe is a resource for back and neck pain information on treatments, conditions, exercises, surgery, prevention and recovery. The goal of the website is to help patients and their families understand their back and neck problems. In clear, straightforward language the site aims to explain what causes spinal problems and how they can be treated.