2021 Global Year About Back Pain
Welcome to the 2021 Global Year About Back Pain
This year's theme focuses on helping clinicians, scientists, those living with pain, and the public understand the nature of back pain and the utility of available treatment modalities. Please click here to read more about the 2021 Global Year About Back Pain aim and objectives.
By providing free fact sheets, webinars, publications, and more, we hope this campaign helps lead to better patient outcomes, and contribute towards IASP's vision of global pain relief.
Use our media kit, including logos and shareable graphics, to elevate the conversation about back pain and help spread the word about 2021 Global Year About Back Pain.
- PAIN and PAIN Reports
- 2021 Global Year About Back Pain Webinar Series
- National Insitute of Rheumatology and Physiotherapy (Hungary)
- The Pain Toolkit hosts workshops on Back Pain
- Do you know of a resource or event related to back pain? Submit your idea here.
Global Year Task Force
Owen Williamson, MBBS, Co-Chair (Canada)
Paul Cameron, PhD, Co-Chair (United Kingdom)
Kobi Degraft-Johnson, PhD (Ghana)
Dawn Ernstzen, PhD (South Africa)
Thomas Graven-Nielsen, PhD (Denmark)
Monika Hasenbring, PhD (Germany)
Keith Meldrum (Canada)
Jo Nijs, PhD (Netherlands)
Gabrielle Pagé, PhD (Canada)
Marcus Schiltenwolf, MD (Germany)
Petra Schweinhardt, MD, PhD (Switzerland)
William Shaw, PhD (United States)
Takahiro Ushida, MD, PhD (Japan)
David Walsh, MD (United Kingdom)
How to Participate
There are many ways you can get involved in the Global Year campaign. Here are a few ideas to help you get started.
- Join IASP
- Tell us about your 2021 Global Year About Back Pain activities
- Follow the conversation using #GlobalYear2021 on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to learn about the latest 2021 Global Year About Back Pain publications, resources, and activities
- Submit a resource or webinar proposal related to back pain
Factsheets on Pain Prevention
Global Year Fact Sheets, prepared by top experts on various aspects of back pain, will be available soon. Please check back for updates. The topics listed below may not reflect the final list of fact sheets.
If you have any questions, please email email@example.com.
Exercise and Back Pain
Disparities in Back Pain
Education and Back Pain
Cost-effective treatments for Back Pain
Self-Management of Back Pain
Anatomy & Biomechanics of Back Pain
Indvidualized/ Stepped treatment for Back Pain
Back Pain in Older Persons
Back Pain in Childhood
Supported Self-Management of Back Pain from the Lived Experience Perspective