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July 12, 2022


NASS 2022 Annual Meeting – Discover What’s Happening for Spine Professionals (Non-Op)


NASS 2022 features a robust education program for spine professionals. Experience the latest education and research. Network and collaborate with colleagues on the latest in spine care. Attend in-person in Chicago to be part of NASS 2022. Learn more at www.spine.org/am.

ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS:

  • Gain scientific insight during the 186 medical abstract presentations
  • Best Papers - Authors will present the best 23 papers out of 393 accepted

MEDICAL SYMPOSIA:

  • Understanding Vertebrogenic Pain and Where it Fits into Your Practice
  • Spine Physician as CEO
  • Biologics in the Management of Low Back Pain: Current State of the Evidence and Clinical Considerations
  • New Concepts of Age and Frailty in the Outcomes of Acute and Chronic Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Low Back Pain: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Evaluation and Management: An Update on the NIH HEAL Initiative Back Pain Consortium Research Program
  • Advocacy 2022 - What’s happening on the frontline of health policy?
  • Women in Spine: Education, Practice and Leadership
  • Appropriate Treatment of Posterior Pelvic Pain Including the Sacroiliac Joint
  • What Every Spine Physician Should Know about Thoracolumbar Trauma
  • What Every Spine Physician Should Know about Cervical Spine Trauma

PRESIDENTIAL GUEST SPEAKER:

Hear Erik Weihenmayer, the first blind climber to reach the summit of Mount Everest, speak about overcoming life’s challenges. Erik is also the Co-Founder of No Barriers and Touch the Top.

INTERDISCIPLINARY SPINE FORUM:

These specialty educational sessions are targeted to physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, chiropractors and other spine specialists.
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: An Interdisciplinary Approach
  • Postoperative Pain Management: From Preoperative Prevention to Postoperative Treatment
  • Treating Chronic Postoperative Pain following Lumbar Spine Surgery

INTERNATIONAL SESSIONS:

View presentations from our international strategic partners scheduled throughout the meeting.
  • NASSi and Brazilian Spine Society: Controversies and Treatments in Lumbar Spondylolisthesis
  • NASSi and SICV&GIS: Lumbar Stenosis in the Elderly Population
  • NASSi and GEER: Fixation in Osteoporosis: What is the Best and the Worst?
  • NASSi and AMCICO: Thoracolumbar Trauma

NETWORKING:

  • Social Hour - Wednesday, October 12, 5:05-6:05 p.m. - Join us after the sessions end to relax and enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages. Reconnect with friends and network with colleagues.
  • Resident, Fellow & Program Directors' Reception in Conjunction with 20 Under 40 Honorees Reception, Thursday, October 13, 5:15-6:15 p.m. - Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in a casual setting.
  • Resident, Fellow & 20 UNDER 40 HONOREES Luncheon - Friday, October 14, 12:00-1:00 p.m. - Residents and Fellows have another opportunity to discuss the meeting and practice experiences with 20 under 40 Honorees over lunch.
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