Changing lives, one spine at a time.
The NuVasive Spine Foundation (NSF) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to facilitating mission trips that bring life-changing spine surgery, technology and training to medically under-resourced communities around the globe.
- Supporting life-changing spine surgery to individuals around the world with limited access to high quality medical treatment.
- Partnering with committed surgeons domestic and abroad to develop sustainable spine treatment programs and advance the quality of spine care in disadvantaged communities.
- Upholding our core belief that it is our responsibility to help share NuVasive’s expertise in spine technology and to bring that technology to communities around the world.
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Recently, the NuVasive Spine Foundation (NSF) traveled to Honduras to bring life-changing spine surgery to those in need. Each trip, the NSF brings volunteers to assist with onsite jobs, and for this one in particular, they brought a few NuVasive Shareowners along! Lulu, Senior Recruiter at NuVasive, wrote a journal entry to share her experience. Read about Lulu’s mission trip...
In August, the NuVasive Spine Foundation (NSF) held the 11th Annual NSF Charity Golf Tournament, its largest fundraiser of the year that supports the foundation’s mission trip work to bring life-changing spine surgery to children and adults. The competition was fierce with more than 130 players from around the world teeing off at The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe golf course....
Neurophysiologist Rachel participated on a mission trip to provide neuromonitoring support in Honduras. NSF works to develop sustainable spine treatment programs and advance the quality of spine care in disadvantaged communities. NSF coordinated and mobilized a multi-specialty team to provide expert neuromonitoring and surgical expertise for children in Honduras where advanced pediatric care is unavailable. We interviewed Rachel to gain...
Changing lives—one spine at a time. This is the purpose we carry throughout everything we do at the NuVasive Spine Foundation (NSF). One of the most meaningful ways we bring this purpose to life is through our NSF Mission Trip Program which relaunched at the beginning of 2018 at two new locations: Monterrey, Mexico and Tegucigalpa, Honduras. At the end...
The NuVasive Spine Foundation (NSF) has accomplished some amazing milestones and impacted so many patient lives over the last several years. Since 2009, we have visited 31 countries through mission trips, performed more than 1,000 life-changing spine surgeries, spent 600 hours training local surgeons and donated $23 million in mission trip funding, NuVasive products and services. It is a privilege...
NUVA San Diego raised more than $6,000 through their Winter Festival to benefit the NuVasive Spine Foundation. 100% of the proceeds will benefit NSF’s 50 in 50 campaign supporting direct missions in 2018. The event included a Chopped food competition, home brew beer contest and cornhole tournament—offering Shareowners a festive opportunity to eat, drink and be merry all for a...
Shaniqua is 17-year old from St. Philip’s Parish, Barbados. Three years ago, she was diagnosed with scoliosis, and her only option was to wear a back brace and wait for spine surgery. Not only was the brace uncomfortable, especially in the heat and humidity of Barbados, but Shaniqua was often bullied and began dreading going to school – something she...