Participate in some of the sessions included in the virtual NASS 2021 Annual Meeting. The sessions are available live on consecutive Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. CST starting from August 19 to September 16.
August 19, 2021
Section on Biologics: The Bone Morphogenetic Protein Pendulum: Reemergence of Use and Alternatives
Usage of bone morphogenetic protein has seen large fluctuations given the controversy regarding its safety. With a reemergence in use of BMP2 as well as use of small molecule and peptide alternatives to BMP2, faculty will evaluate the efficacy and safety of these applications.
August 26, 2021
NASS Exercise Committee: How to Incorporate Psychologically-Informed Practice into Exercise Management of Spine Care: Behavioral Approaches
This session is aimed at providing essential knowledge to help the spine provider make informed decisions about implementing psychologically-informed practice for the management of patients with spinal pain disorders, with an emphasis on behavioral aspects related to delivering therapeutic exercise.
September 2, 2021
Section on IONM: Regulatory and Medicolegal Aspects of Neuromonitoring in Spine Surgery
Faculty will address the most common questions the IONM Section receives about IONM guidelines and standards, clinical practice patterns, and closed claims involving IONM and spine surgery. Attendees are encouraged to share their experiences and perspectives during the question and answer portion.
September 9, 2021
Section on Interdisciplinary Spine: Useful Tools for Spine Care Practitioners in Primary Care Practice: selfBACK
This skill builder session demonstrates helpful tools that can assist spine care practitioners perform better in primary care practice. The selfBACK system, which is a predictive case-based reasoning system, helps facilitate, improve and reinforce self-management of non-specific low back pain.
September 16, 2021
Section on Interdisciplinary Spine: Useful Tools for Spine Care Practitioners in Primary Care Practice: World Spine Care Telehealth Guideline
Faculty will provide helpful tools for managing back and neck pain in the time of Covid-19. Hear about primary spine care clinician recommendations from World Spine Care and ways to manage spine pain using telehealth.