Certificate of compliance


is in compliance with the HONcode

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19 Years

Certificate validity: valid until Jan 2020

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Date of initial review:

17 Jan 2000

Certificate validity:

valid until Jan 2020

Date of last visit:

08 Jan 2019
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

Spine-health.com was started in August 1999 by Peter F. Ullrich, Jr., MD and Stephanie Burke, with a shared goal of providing intelligent, unbiased and highly relevant medical information and community support for people dealing with a wide range of pain conditions and related issues, such as back pain, arthritis, fibromyalgia, depression, Osteoporosis, sleep disorders, exercise, diet and more. Doctor Ullrich serves as the Medical Director, providing medical leadership, and Stephanie Burke, is Chief Executive Officer. They are both managing directors of the company.
In addition to our dedicated team of professionals including web designers and developers, editors, account managers and operations/administrative staff, we are also honored to be associated with some of the most prominent leaders in spine medicine who comprise our Medical Advisory Board and are Contributing Authors for the site. Many have also become Physician Members themselves.

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1.01 Our forums are moderated on a daily basis.
1.02 The system moderators ( dilauro , liz, william garza, memerainbolt , AJGormit and WWLady) are volunteers. There are a number of Spine-health employees who also monitor the forums.
1.03 The moderators and forum members are not regarded as health professionals.

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The information on Spine-health.com is not intended as a substitute for medical professional help or advice but is to be used only as an aid in understanding spine and spine related conditions.

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Veritas Health Privacy Policy

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3.01 We remind you that any message can be read, used, reproduced and cited by all. Any post can be used or reproduced for usage outside the forums on Spine-health.com or on external websites, emails or printed materials.
3.02 You do not have the option to delete your messages. However, under exceptional circumstances, you can contact the moderators to do so. The references you provide for your posts cannot be deleted. Thus, please take care regarding the information that you post.

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The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

By John Peloza, MD
Peer Reviewed

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Collaborative platforms:

Any outside content or material directly quoted must include a reference to the location the source from which it came.

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Updated 04/20/2017

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Anyone have Piriformis Syndrome? Looking for tips/treatments.
BackAttack9BackAttack9 AddingtonPosts: 34
05/01/2017 - 8:26 AM

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Risk Factors for Osteoporosis

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Contact Us

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Veritas Health, LLC is a for-profit business supported in part by sponsorships and paid advertising.

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However, we recognize the importance of maintaining a clear separation between our peer reviewed editorial content and paid sponsorships and/or advertisements.

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All advertising content must be clearly distinguishable from editorial content. In order to achieve clearly distinguishable advertising content, Veritas Health, LLC will label an advertisement with the word “Advertisement,” “Sponsored Resource” and/or “Sponsored Content.”

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The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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