100+ Reasons You Can Trust SpineUniverse

Behind SpineUniverse is an Editorial Board of more than 100 of the world’s leading spine experts—giving you 100+ reasons you can trust the information you find on our site.

ProfessionalThat all sounds fine and good—but what does it mean for you?  You’re looking for help for your back pain or for your mother’s degenerative disc disease or for your little girl’s scoliosis:  why does it matter who writes and reviews the articles on SpineUniverse?

It matters because there are a lot of medical websites out there, and you need to know that you’re getting trustworthy information.  When it comes to your health or the health of those you love, you want to know that you’re getting the most reliable, accurate information possible.

And with SpineUniverse, that’s just what you get—thanks to our Editorial Board.

They review and approve our articles before they’re published, and in some cases, they even write the articles.  Their expert input enables us to provide extensive, deep, and clear information—so that you can be an informed patient.

Who’s on the SpineUniverse Editorial Board?

Our Editorial Board represents the range of professions who treat spinal conditions, from chiropractors to surgeons.

This breadth means that our articles are reviewed by true experts in that field.  You won’t, for example, see a surgery article reviewed by a chiropractor.  We have key people in every spine field—people who are treating patients every day and who know what information you need.

Members of our Board come from major institutions, including:

  • the Mayo Clinic
  • the Cleveland Clinic
  • Northwestern University
  • University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • University of California San Diego (UCSD)
  • Johns Hopkins
  • Duke University

How Do We Decide Who to Invite to the Board?

Everyone on our Board has been invited because they are committed to better spine care.

We identify leading experts in the field.  These are people who, for example, are publishing important research, developing new treatments and technologies, and teaching other spine specialists in conferences and seminars around the world.

We also look for spine specialists with thriving practices, the ones who are with patients every day—and therefore know what questions they’re asking, what treatments are working, and what information they need to know.

Above all, though, everyone we invite to our Editorial Board has demonstrated a thorough commitment to improving spine treatment and preventing back pain.

That’s why they research, teach, and treat—and why they work with us.  They know that patients like you are looking for high-quality information online, and they want to make sure you can find it—on SpineUniverse.

What Does the SpineUniverse Editorial Board Do?

Our Editorial Board helps us plan articles to write, ensures that we’re being accurate in how we describe treatments and other condition-related details, and keeps us informed on what’s going on in the field.

Before a medical article is published, a member of the Editorial Board reviews it.  They suggest necessary changes, and nothing is published without their (metaphorical) stamp of approval.

You can learn more about the Editorial Board’s involvement by reading our Editorial Guidelines.

The SpineUniverse Editorial Board:  Trustworthy and Knowledgeable Spine Experts

We are proud to have so many spine leaders on our Editorial Board—mainly because we know that with their input, we can continue offering high-quality, unbiased, reliable information that will help people like you.

Updated on: 08/18/15
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