Press Releases


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Press releases from North American Spine Society and The Spine Journal offer journalists timely information on clinical and research news, patient health tips and NASS events, statements and advocacy efforts.

Sep 26 2019

Annual Meeting

NASS Announces $150,000 in Research Grants and Traveling Fellowships
Sep 26 2019

Annual Meeting

NASS Announces 2019 Recognition Awards
Sep 26 2019

Annual Meeting

The Spine Journal and NASS Announce 2019 Outstanding Paper Awards
Sep 26 2019

Annual Meeting

William J. Sullivan, MD, Named President of the North American Spine Society
Sep 25 2019

Annual Meeting

SpineLine Announces Second ’20 Under 40’ Honorees
Nov 14 2018

Member News

Spine Experts Say, “Drop the Pack to Improve Your Back!” --To Avoid Back Pain and Failed Back Surgery, Quit Smoking As Soon as Possible
Sep 28 2018

Annual Meeting

NASS Announces $146,730 in Research Grants and Traveling Fellowships
Sep 24 2018

Annual Meeting

Intravenous Acetaminophen Cuts Opiod use by 66% after Spine Surgery
Sep 24 2018

Annual Meeting

Jeffrey C. Wang, MD, Named President of the North American Spine Society
Sep 24 2018

Annual Meeting

NASS Announces 2018 Recognition Award Winners
Sep 24 2018

Annual Meeting

Opioid and Narcotics Sessions
Sep 24 2018

Annual Meeting

Spine Surgeons can Predict which Patients are at Risk for Chronic Narcotic Use
Sep 24 2018

Annual Meeting

SpineLine Announces Inaugural “20 Under 40” List
Sep 24 2018

Annual Meeting

The Spine Journal and NASS Announce Outstanding Paper Awards
Sep 24 2018

Annual Meeting

When Spine Surgery Patients Know Better, they do Better
Sep 24 2018

Annual Meeting

White Women Between 80-89 have Significantly Higher Risk for Painful and Debilitating Spine Fractures in U.S.
Aug 02 2018

Public Policy

NASS Participates in “Brain Mapping Day at the California State Assembly” on August 7, 2018
Jun 25 2018

Member News

NASS Launches Spine Registry
Mar 06 2018

The Spine Journal

Christopher M. Bono Named TSJ Editor in Chief
Oct 25 2017

"Outstanding Paper" Challenges Common Beliefs About Link Between Spaceflight, Height and Back Pain
Oct 25 2017

Daniel Resnick, MD, MS Named President of the North American Spine Society
Oct 25 2017

Degree of Head and Trunk Rotation Holds the Keys to Getting Back Behind the Wheel After a Spine Injury or Surgery
Oct 25 2017

First Large, Nationally-Representative Study Examines the Surprising Who, What and When Progression from ESIs to Surgery
Oct 25 2017

Great Expectations Vs Greater Expectations
Oct 25 2017

NASS Announces $149,999 in Research Grants and Traveling Fellowships Latest Grants Bring Total NASS Research Funding to $3.8 Million
Oct 25 2017

Annual Meeting

NASS Announces 2017 Recognition Award Winners
Oct 25 2017

Annual Meeting

New Research Shows 50% of Patients Who Catastrophize Pain Will Not Benefit From Spine Surgery
Oct 25 2017

Rigorous Study Points to Simple and Less Invasive Intervention to Reduce Common Complication in Cervical Spine Surgery Patients
Oct 25 2017

What a Difference a Day Makes for Elderly Spine Surgery Patients
May 19 2017

Coach Kerr in the News: Talking to Patients about Spine Surgery