To Promote and Advance


Spine and Pain Care Through Education, Advocacy and Research

About Us

Pacific Spine & Pain Society was developed to bridge the gap between spine surgery and pain medicine. Societies dedicated to spine care are generally derived from the specialties of their training which may not emphasize cross-disciplinary education and care. Despite disparate training, we encounter the same patients, and sometimes our philosophies grate. In retrospect, this has led to some adverse outcomes that we think can be overcome with better understanding of the others’ perspectives. PSPS serves as an open forum for this discussion. We prefer to take on challenging topics and promote and criticize emerging technologies; it is rooted in research, clinical excellence, and patient-centric care.

The pacific region is home to some of the strongest academic programs and private practitioners in the world. Oftentimes national organizations are unable to meet the loco-regional issues when it comes to advocacy and policy for access to care. Our board is multi-disciplinary, diverse, and inclusive. We offer first-class educational events in our attractive cities and venues. We welcome you to join and be a part of growing PSPS.


Committee Update

PSPS-Initiated endeavor to change WA State Policy is Advancing.

The Health Technology Assessment Committee has responded & will be holding a hearing to reconsider the non-coverage policy on neuromodulation.

News to come on the date of the hearing so membership can attend either virtually or in person.

Upcoming Workshop

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Neuromodulation MIS Lab Learn More


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The PSPS Podcast

Through the PSPS Podcast we hope listeners will learn not only about the medical topics but equally important the physicians/colleagues behind it all.

The PSPS Podcast is not your average podcast. That was our priority in putting our podcast together. As with all of PSPS didactics and lectures, we wanted evidence-based medicine to be the driving force behind our podcast. However, at the same time we wanted to ensure that the format was not redundant and repetitive with what is already available.

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