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|May 16, 2014 06:00 AM EDT||
RESTON, VA--(Marketwired - May 16, 2014) - The Spinal Research Foundation (a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization) presents its 7
This event historically draws 1,000 participants, hundreds of whom are celebrated Spinal Champions; those who have overcome neck or back pain. Spinal Champions in attendance typically include Washington Redskins players, professional athletes, and Olympians. The race series raises nearly $200,000 annually to provide life-changing research, education and patient advocacy for those suffering from neck or back pain. Each event consists of a timed 5K race, a 1 mile family-friendly run/walk, and a spinal health fair to celebrate the accomplishments of Spinal Champions.
Joining hundreds of other Spinal Champions with similar stories, Edith Lincoln shares: "Being energetic and active I never thought back pain would happen to me. One night, I woke up alone, away from home, and unable to walk. It was a long frightening journey but thanks to fantastic doctors and the latest research, I have my life back. I can walk. I can run. Today, I'm fully recovered and anxious to run my first We've Got Your Back race."
In 2007 back pain affected 27 million adults, an estimated 8 in 10 Americans as reported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Back pain is the second leading cause of missed work days, outpaced only by the common cold. "Back and neck pain is a serious medical issue that will affect the majority of Americans at some point in their lives. We are proud to be a national resource to patients providing resources, knowledge, and hope as they embark upon a journey to full recovery," said Lawrence Korchnak, Chief Development Officer of the Spinal Research Foundation.
About Spinal Research Foundation:
The Spinal Research Foundation is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.The Foundation collaborates with spinal research centers around the world and leads the effort to evaluate the effectiveness of current treatments and develop innovative therapies for spinal disorders. Our network is rapidly expanding from coast to coast hosting 5K events now in nine cities. The Foundation is driven by its vision to empower those faced with spinal health conditions with knowledge and hope for recovery.
About the host:
For nearly 25 years, Virginia Spine Institute has dramatically improved the lives of over 50,000 people. As the official specialists of the Washington Redskins, we are a proven leader in spinal health care demonstrating the latest advances in: non–operative treatment, operative care, pain management, and physical therapy. Our unique practice model provides seamlessly coordinated care, under one roof, by the nation's top specialists resulting in patients returning to their active lifestyles quickly and safely. Visit www.spinemd.com
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