The New Technique: Topping-Off Surgery For Decreasing Fusion Levels

The New Technique: Topping-Off Surgery For Decreasing Fusion Levels

Fusion surgeries are indicated for advanced degeneration (spondylosis–arthritis) and resultant instabilities and pain in the spine. People often have advanced degeneration at one level and a moderate amount of degeneration in their discs at the level above (which usually do not need fusion). These patients pose a unique challenge for treatment because you are left… Continue Reading The New Technique: Topping-Off Surgery For Decreasing Fusion Levels

Important Tips to Alleviate Back Pain on Summer Trips

Important Tips to Alleviate Back Pain on Summer Trips

To celebrate the start of the summer season, families everywhere are packing their bags with hopes of soaking in some sunshine! Check out these tips and tricks to help alleviate back pain during long car rides! 1. Get comfortable immediately. Take the time to make sure you’re comfortable from the moment you set off on… Continue Reading Important Tips to Alleviate Back Pain on Summer Trips

Dr. Richard Kube one of 65 orthopedic surgeons recommended by orthopedic surgeons

Dr. Richard Kube Featured on Becker’s Spine List of 65 Great Orthopedic Surgeons

Becker’s Spine Review is a publication for orthopedic and spine surgeons and surgery center administrators. Each week, Becker’s releases additions to their Ask Spine Surgeons series, and earlier this month, spine surgeons were asked to share the top 65 spine surgeons who they recommend for spine surgery. Check out what they said about Dr. Richard Kube’s, below! Recommended… Continue Reading Dr. Richard Kube Featured on Becker’s Spine List of 65 Great Orthopedic Surgeons

SPG Block Headache Relief Procedure Available at Prairie Spine & Pain Institute

SPG Block Headache Relief Procedure Available at Prairie Spine & Pain Institute

Around 45 million American men and women suffer from chronic headache disorders all over the United States, and they don’t seem to be getting better. Managing pain is can be a difficult task for many headache patients, who tend to feel discouraged and exhausted by a lack of day-to-day pain relief. Here’s another discouraging statistic:… Continue Reading SPG Block Headache Relief Procedure Available at Prairie Spine & Pain Institute