Levels of Membership

There are two levels of membership available for Spine Therapists. STN offers a Full Endorsed Membership for clinicians that have advance skills in spine care and that have the facility to offer private conservative management. STN also offers Affiliate Membership for clinicians who are practitioners in a field other than Physiotherapy or Chiropractic or who do not have the facility to provide private conservative management.

Benefits of Full Membership include:

  • Endorsement by the STN Scientific Advisory Council
  • Listing on the STN database – for Physicians and the public to Find a Therapist
  • Direct referrals from the STN database
  • Specific promotion of expertise to the Scientific Advisory Council & Public
  • Enhanced communication with the referral community through the STN database
  • Involvement in conferences, education sessions and posting on the STN website
  • Teaching opportunities within the STN community
  • Recognition of leadership in the spine care community
  • Recognition of clinical expertise by the public and referring community
  • Reduced cost for conferences and education sessions
  • Access to the members only side of the website
  • Voting privileges

Affiliate Membership
This level consists of therapists, physicians and other spine professionals who are:

  • Working towards advanced spinal practitioner levels
  • Primarily in academic practice
  • Primarily in public practice
  • Want to stay up to date with best practices in spinal therapy
  • Practitioners in a field other than Physiotherapy or Chiropractic or who do not have the facility to provide private conservative management

Benefits of Affiliate Membership:

  • Access to members side of the website
  • Reduced cost for conferences and education sessions
  • Listing on website as an affiliate member
  • Recognition of involvement in the spine care community