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Dietician

A dietician is an expert in food and nutrition. They typically advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or to achieve specific health-related goals. Most dieticians have a Bachelor's Degree as well as the equivalent of a master’s degree and have participated in supervised training through an internship program. Many states require that dieticians are registered and licensed.

Dieticians are often called upon to advise individuals on what and how to eat to improve their body composition, physical performance, and overall health. The dietician can play an important role on the spinecare team

For more information about the role and responsibilities of a Dietician and Nutritionist, please refer to the website of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics at http://www.eatright.org/.




To locate and learn about dieticians who are members of the American Academy of Spine Physicians go to the International Directory of Spinecare Professionals. The directory also identifies those who have achieved credentialed status (Diplomate or Fellow) with the American Academy of Spine Physicians.




Educational Partners

To learn more about your spine. spinehealth, and available spinecare go to the International Spine Assocition (ISA) at www.spineinformation.org. The primary mission of the ISA is to improve spinehealth and spinecare through education. The ISA is committed to disseminating need-to-know information throught the World Wide Web in numerous languages covering many topics related to the spine, including information about spine disorders, spine heath, advances in technology and available spinecare



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