The San Francisco Spine Institute is a nonprofit research and development division of the SpineCare Medical Group, which is a health care center that specializes in providing services for individuals with chronic back and neck pain. The institute conducts research and studies on subjects related to the spine, spinal cord stimulation and neck surgery. The San Francisco Spine Institute focuses on developing improved treatments for spinal disorders. It offers presentations related to global and specific spine subjects. The institute organizes educational forums to increase awareness related to spinal disorders for physicians, physical therapists and the general public. Its facilities include a library that stocks a collection of videos, publications, books, magazines and journals. The San Francisco Spine Institute is located in Daly City, Calif.