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.
“I feel fabulous! Surgery was a great success! I must say this surgery was the best thing to happen to me. After years of lower back pain and a car accident, I have no pain since surgery. Dr. Kube and his staff are excellent at all they do. They care about their patients’ health and success. Thank you for giving me my life back with little to no pain!” —Deb S.
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.