Minimally invasive spine surgery has been available for several years, but the trend has just begun picking up steam across the country. Many surgeons who learned traditional open surgery are content with those procedures, but more spine fellows are seeking to learn minimally invasive techniques and will begin incorporating them into their practices at a… Continue Reading Top 8 Trends in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Dr. Richard Kube will be one of the 128 Ambulatory Surgery Center Industry Leaders to present at the 11th Annual Orthopedic, Spine & Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference. The conference will be held in Chicago June 13-15, 2013.
The American diet is associated with increasing obesity, heart disease, and stroke. The U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the American Heart Association have made recommendations for altering what we eat. The most recent recommendations have simplified the information to encourage adoption of a diet that would decrease weight,… Continue Reading Top 4 Foods that Fight Back Pain
A doctor with a satellite office in Marion was the first in Illinois to perform a procedure that is bringing relief to patients with back pain.
Many people find that recreational swimming helps ease back pain, and there is research to back that up. But some strokes may be better than others. An advantage to exercising in a pool is that the buoyancy of the water takes stress off the joints. At the same time, swimming and other aquatic exercises can… Continue Reading Swimming Away Back Pain