Now that winter is over, it’s time to get back out in the garden to prepare for another growing season. There is a lot of heavy work to be done at this time though, from a general tidy up after a few months of neglect to digging the borders or vegetable patch.
At Becker’s 11th Annual Orthopedic Spine and Pain Management-Driven Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Conference in Chicago, Dr. Kube will give a presentation titled “Moving Spine Procedures to ASCs – Key Business and Clinical Issues.”
Medication is a frequent first line of defense in chronic pain, but true multidisciplinary pain management goes well beyond simply numbing the pain — and research has shown that somewhat alternative methods of treatment, like yoga and Tai Chi, can help reduce chronic pain and improve quality of life.
Relief from back pain could be as simple as taking a stroll, a new study suggests. A recent study suggests that a simple regime of daily walking may aid individuals with lower back pain. This is especially relevant research for people who suffer from lower back pain and turn to pricy rehabilitation facilities.
Dr. Kube is one of eight spine surgeons around the country featured in Becker’s Spine Review for the weekly column Ask Spine Surgeons. This week the spine surgeons discuss their strategies to tackle dropping reimbursements with contract negotiations, cost cutting measures and increasing patient volume. The doctors have seen reimbursements drop over the past few years, and will…