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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


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


  • 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


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.


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


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


  • 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.