As a part of Becker’s Spine’s series ‘Ask Spine Surgeons’ series, Dr. Richard Kube of Prairie Spine and Pain Institute was asked to weigh in on the new and exciting developments in minimally invasive spine treatments. Check out his thoughts on the topic, below.
Check out the exercises, below, for some strength–training tips to better your posture, and in turn, establish stability in your spine. Strengthening both your back and core help prevent and alleviate back pain.
Sitting is an issue. Many health professionals are actually calling sitting the new smoking! Read to learn ways to get rid of pain and protect your back!
Question: How can spine surgeons maintain positive relationships with referral sources? | Richard Kube, MD, Founder, CEO, Prairie Spine & Pain Institute, Peoria, Ill.: First, communicate with the physicians. They are colleagues who have consulted you for your expertise. Treat them with respect and show your gratitude for their placing trust in your capability. Also, seek out what you can do to make their life easier.
Have you ever heard of Aqua Yoga? You might be wondering, can this gentle and low-impact exercise really help with your low back pain? The answer is Yes!