Spinal Compression Fractures – A Common Cause of Back Pain

Spinal compression fractures are an often overlooked, but common cause of back pain. These small fractures in the bones that form your spine are frequently caused by osteoporosis. Fortunately, spinal compression fractures can be treated with pain medicine and bed rest. Some patients may wear a back brace or undergo physical therapy. In patients with… Continue Reading Spinal Compression Fractures – A Common Cause of Back Pain

More Teens Report Back Pain From Heavy Backpacks

Students across the country are heading back to school and for many that means carrying heavy text books and other supplies in their backpack. More than 60% of 11-15 year-old children complain of back pain from heavy backpacks, and experts warn that’s the first sign their bags may be too heavy. NBC’s Tom Costello reports… Continue Reading More Teens Report Back Pain From Heavy Backpacks

Dr. Kube named one of 40 ASC Industry Leaders 40 Years or Younger

Becker’s ASC Review compiled a list of 40 surgery center industry leaders who have made an impact on the field despite being 40 years old or younger.  Dr. Richard Kube is selected as one of the leaders as he is gaining an international reputation in advanced spine techniques, including minimally invasive procedures and motion preservation techniques. He… Continue Reading Dr. Kube named one of 40 ASC Industry Leaders 40 Years or Younger

Dr. Kube helps draft statement on coding changes for minimally invasive SI joint fusion

ISASS supports decision making at the physician-patient level based on medical necessity and achieving the best outcomes to address the patient’s medical condition. Medical necessity should not be determined by a mere administrative code reporting system such as CPT. Dr. Kube, who performed the first Minimally Invasive Sacroiliac Joint Fusion using traditional orthopedic techniques, served… Continue Reading Dr. Kube helps draft statement on coding changes for minimally invasive SI joint fusion