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Thousands of Spine Experts Coming to Chicago for November 2-5 Meeting

Thousands of spine experts are heading to Chicago for the NASS 26th Annual Meeting Nov 2-5. NASS physicians can share information with journalists about general back pain topics AND the latest in spine research. Contact: nheller@spine.org

 
PRLog - Oct. 28, 2011 - Thousands of Spine Experts Coming to Chicago for November 2-5 Meeting
Back Pain Experts Available for Onsite, In-Studio or Phone Interviews

More than 3,200 spine care and research professionals from around the globe will meet at the 26th Annual Meeting of the North American Spine Society (NASS) to learn the latest in spine care and research.  NASS is based in Burr Ridge, IL.

Meeting Press Releases: http://www.nassannualmeeting.org/Pages/GeneralInformation...


NASS member physicians can share information about general back pain topics, including keeping your spine safe during the strenuous holidays AND the very latest in spine research that affects your audience, including:

--A warning to teen athletes and their parents about the permanent spine damage a
too-popular-with-coaches exercise can do
--Why patients need to start taking Vitamin D today to avoid back problems tomorrow
--How smoking hurts your spine today and how it can prevent you from getting particular types of spine surgery later in life
--How a patient’s attitude can dramatically affect the success of their spine surgery
--How old is “too old” for spine surgery?
--How race and insurance status can affect the quality of spine care you receive nationwide.

Also at this meeting, two Chicago-area physicians, Joel Press, MD of the Northwestern University School of Medicine, and Gunnar Andersson, MD, PhD, of Rush University School of Medicine, are receiving major awards from the North American Spine Society for their contributions to spine research and care.

The headline speakers are Fox News commentator Karl Rove (November 2) and author-researcher Louann Brizendine, MD (November 3).

WHEN:   November 2-5, 2011

WHERE:   McCormick Place Lakeside Center, Chicago

NASS is a multidisciplinary medical organization dedicated to fostering the highest quality, evidence-based and ethical spine care by promoting education, research and advocacy. NASS is comprised of more than 6,700 members from several disciplines including orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, physiatry, neurology, radiology, anesthesiology, research, physical therapy and other spine care professionals. For more information, visit www.spine.org and find NASS on: NASS Facebook and NASS Twitter.

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NASS is a 6,700-member multidisciplinary medical organization dedicated to fostering the highest quality, evidence-based and ethical spine care by promoting education, research and advocacy. http://www.spine.org/

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Source:North American Spine Society (NASS)
Phone:630-230-3650
Zip:60527
City/Town:Burr Ridge - Illinois - United States
Industry:Medical Society
Tags:back pain, physicians, spine, rhBMP-2, The Spine Journal
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