Swimming Away Lower Back Pain

Most lower back pain results from strained muscles or ligaments, and though often painful, usually resolves on its own. Structural problems in the spine, such as herniated discs, sometimes require surgical intervention. Swimming provides a nonweight-bearing environment in which to exercise the large muscles in the back and the smaller muscle groups that help support… Continue Reading Swimming Away Lower Back Pain

Peoria Doctor Pioneers Back Surgery — Dr. Kube Featured On CI News Now

A Peoria surgeon is the first in the world to perform a procedure giving relief to those with lower back pain. Dr. Richard Kube at Prairie Spine and Pain Institute crafted the technique. It’s called the Minimally Invasive Sacroiliac Joint, or SI Joint fusion. The 90 minute procedure uses two screws to prepare the joint… Continue Reading Peoria Doctor Pioneers Back Surgery — Dr. Kube Featured On CI News Now