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Terms of Use

By accessing or using you agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms of Use. Please read these Terms of Use carefully as well as our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated by this reference.

If you do not agree to these Terms of Use or our Privacy Statement, you must immediately terminate your use of

You may print or save a copy of these Terms of Use for your records.

I. License Grant

You are granted a personal, revocable, limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use conditioned on your continued acceptance of, and compliance with, these Terms of Use.

You may use this website and its content (as defined below) for your noncommercial personal use and for no other purpose. We reserve the right to bar, restrict or suspend any user’s access to this website, and/or to terminate this license at any time for any reason.

We reserve any rights not explicitly granted in these Terms of Use, such as the right to change this website, including eliminating or discontinuing any content on or feature of the website at any time. Any changes we make will be effective immediately upon our making such changes available on our website or otherwise providing notice thereof. We may provide notice of any such changes by posting an updated Agreement with the date of the update set forth below.

You agree that by entering, re-entering, or continuing to use thereafter, you accept any and all such changes. Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of this agreement.

II. No Medical Advice

The information provided on our website is solely intended to improve general knowledge of current developments regarding chronic back pain and should not be misconstrued or considered advice, diagnoses, or opinions regarding an individual’s treatment or problem.

All health and health-related information found on this website should not be used as a substitute for a visit to a healthcare professional. The information on this website may be inappropriate for your specific situation or may be misinterpreted. We assume no responsibility for how you use the information you obtain from our website.

If you are having a medical emergency or feel you need to speak to someone urgently, please do not rely on any email communications provided to you through this website. Neither email nor any other communication available through this website should be considered a substitute for appropriate and timely contact with your physician. is not a substitute for consultation with your physician. You should not change or stop any course of treatment prescribed by your physician without first consulting them. Only your physician is qualified to diagnose and treat your illness.

In addition to this, please note that although we strive to keep the information on this website up to date, information changes quickly and some information may be out of date.

III. Site Use and Content

You may view, download, copy, or print any page from this website for personal, non-commercial purposes but we ask that you do not remove, modify, or alter any copyright and proprietary rights notices that may be present. You may not otherwise use, modify, copy, translate, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, print, display, distribute, publish, or sell any portion of our website or any information from our website without our express, prior, written consent.

You may not use any materials, documents, images, graphics, logos, design, audio, video, or any other information provided from or on the website for any commercial purpose. Any special rules for audio files, video files, downloads, and other items accessible through our website may be included elsewhere on our website and are incorporated into these Terms by reference.

In using our website, you also agree:

  1. Not to create a browser, border environment, or graphical user interface around the website.
  2. Not to interfere with or disrupt the operation of the website, the servers, or networks that host the website or make the materials available, or disobey any laws, regulations, or requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of such servers or networks. 
  3. Not to interfere with or violate users’ right to privacy or other rights, or harvest or collect personally identifiable information about users without their express consent, including using any robot, spider, crawler, site search or retrieval application, or other manual or automatic device or process to retrieve, index, and/or data mine information.
  4. Not to impersonate any person or entity or provide false personal or business information for the purpose of receiving the materials provided on this website or gaining unlawful access to it.
  5. Not to falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity, including, without limitation, with, or express or imply that endorses or is in any way affiliated with you or any statement you make or present any false information about this website.
  6. Not to transmit or otherwise make available in connection with the materials or content on this website, any virus, “worm”, “Trojan horse”, “time bomb”, “web bug”, spyware, or any other computer code, file, or program that is malicious by nature or defective, and may, or is intended to damage or hijack the operation of any hardware, software, or telecommunications equipment, or any other actually or potentially harmful, disruptive, or invasive code or component.
  7. Not to transmit any communications or content of any type that may infringe or violate any right of any party, or otherwise use this website for any illegal or unauthorized purpose.

IV. Privacy

We understand that privacy is very important to you and it is very important to us as well. 

You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communication is in writing. 

Personal information will be handled in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

V. User Content

Our website may now or in the future allow the submission of various forms of content submitted by you and other users, including blog posts, materials, statements, reviews, ratings, opinions, personal accounts, documents, images, graphics, logos, designs, videos, text files, audio files, and comments (collectively, “User Content”) and the hosting, sharing, downloading, publishing, and/or republishing of such User Content.

We do not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any user content. However, we will handle user content in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

You will be solely responsible for your User Content and the consequences of posting or publishing. You agree that you will not post or publish any User Content that infringes or violates any third party’s copyright, trademark, trade secret, privacy, or other proprietary or property right, or that could constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability or violation of any applicable law.

We do not endorse any User Content or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and we expressly disclaim any and all liability in connection with User Content. You acknowledge that reserves the right to pre-screen User Content and we have the right (but not the obligation) in our sole discretion to refuse, move, edit, and/or remove User Content that is available on or through our website.

VI. Objectionable Material

You acknowledge that by using our website and accessing the Content and/or User Content contained within, you may encounter material that you feel is disturbing, offensive, or objectionable.

You agree to use our website at your risk and that we shall have no liability to you for material that may be disturbing, objectionable, or offensive to you. You further agree that you will not post or publish any User Content which may reasonably be interpreted as disturbing, objectionable, obscene, abusive, or offensive by other users of this website.

VII. No Warranties

We do not warrant or represent that:

  1. Any content is accurate or complete.
  2. The content is up to date or current.
  3. We have any obligation to update this content.
  4. The content is free from technical inaccuracies or programming or typographical errors.
  5. The content is free from changes caused by a third party.
  6. Your access to this website will be free from interruptions, errors, computer viruses, or other harmful components.
  7. Any information obtained in response to questions asked through the website is accurate or complete.
  8. The content on this website is non-infringing of any third party’s intellectual property rights.

When using our website, the information will be transmitted in such a way that may be beyond our control. Because of this, we make no promise with respect to the delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any data, Content, User Content, or other information transmitted in connection with the use of our website.

You expressly agree that your use of our website is at your sole risk. Our website, Content, and User Content are provided “as is” and “as available” for your use, without warranties of any kind, either express or implied (including without limitation warranties of title or non-infringement or the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose), unless such warranties are legally incapable of exclusion.

We make no representation or warranty that our website, the Content, the User Content, or any services offered in connection with our website, are or will remain uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the web pages on our through our website, or the servers used in connection with our website, are or will remain free from any viruses, worms, time bombs, drop dead devices, trojan horses, or other harmful components.

We do not warrant that you will be able to access or use our website at times or locations of your choosing, or that we will have adequate capacity for our website as a whole or in any specific geographic area.

We make no warranty regarding government compliance with any software used in running our website.

VIII. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless and our partners, employees, service providers, clients, and agents from and against any and all claims, demands, suits, proceedings, liabilities, judgments, losses, damages, expenses, and costs (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees) assessed or incurred by us, directly or indirectly, with respect to or arising out of:

  1. Your failure to comply with these Terms.
  2. The breach of your obligations under these Terms.
  3. Your violation of any right of a third party, including but not limited to any intellectual property, privacy, or publicity right.
  4. Any damage or loss that your User Content caused to a third party.

The agreement set forth in this paragraph will survive any termination or expiration of these Terms.

IX. Limitation of Liability

In no event will we be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, punitive, or consequential damages arising out of your use or inability to use our website, Content and/or User Content provided in connection with our website, or for any other claim related in any way to your use of our website, content, and/or any User Content provided through our website. In addition to this, we will not be liable for negative repercussions to any party based on the use of or inability to use our website, including, but not limited to, lost goodwill or lost profits. Remedies under these terms are exclusive and are limited to those expressly provided for in these Terms.

Because some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such states or jurisdictions our liability will be limited to the greatest extent permitted by applicable law. These Terms give you specific legal rights. You may also have other rights which vary from one jurisdiction to another.

X. Third-Party Content and Applications

We may provide hyperlinks to other websites maintained by third parties or may provide third-party content on our website by framing or other methods (collectively “Third Party Content”). Our website may also include applications, features, programs, and services provided by third parties (collectively, the “Third Party Applications”).

We do not monitor Third Party Content or Third Party Applications and can make no guarantee as to the accuracy or completeness of such Third Party Content or Third Party Applications. Links to third-party websites, any Third Party Content, and any Third Party Applications are provided only for your convenience and information. The content on any linked website or in any Third Party Application is not under our control and, just as with our website, we are not responsible for the content of linked websites and/or Third Party Applications, including any further links contained in a third party website.

We make no representation or guarantee in connection with any Third Party Content or Third Party Applications, which at all times in each instance is provided “as is.” If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to our website, any Third Party Content, and/or any Third Party Application, you do so entirely at your own risk.

NOTE: If a third party links or refers to our website, it is not necessarily an indication of an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, affiliation, joint venture, or partnership by or with In many cases, we are not even aware that a third party has linked or referred to our website.

XI. Termination of Service

We may cancel your right to access all, or any portions of, our website at any time, without notice, for any reason including but not limited to for conduct that we believe violates these Terms and/or is harmful to other users of our website, to us, to our partners, to the contributors, to the business of our internet service provider, or to other information providers.

XII. Additional Remedies

You acknowledge that your conduct that is inconsistent with the provisions of these Terms may cause us irreparable damage for which remedies other than monetary relief may be inadequate. In these circumstances, you agree that we may seek injunctive or other reasonable relief seeking to restrain such conduct without the necessity of proving actual harm or posting a bond.

XIII. Local Laws

We make no representation that Content or materials on our website are appropriate or available for use in jurisdictions outside the United States. Access to our website from jurisdictions where such access is illegal is prohibited. If you choose to access our website from other jurisdictions, you do so of your volition and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

XIV. Customer Comments

By submitting comments, information, or feedback to us through email and/or our website, you agree that the information submitted will be subject to our Privacy Policy.

XV. Customer Comments

By accessing and using our website, you consent to and agree to be bound by these Terms. If we decide to change these Terms or some part of them, we will make an effort to post those changes on this web page so that you will always be able to understand and agree to the Terms governing your use of our website.

Your use of our website following the posting of any amendment of these Terms will signify your acceptance of its revised terms for all previously collected information and information collected from you in the future. If you have additional questions or comments of any kind, or if you see anything on our website that you think is inappropriate or that violates any of these Terms, please let us know by sending your comments or requests to [email protected].

Last updated: November 14, 2022