In March, Becker’s Spine Review included our very own Richard Kube, MD, in their list of 208 Spine Surgeons & Specialists to Know! The official feature on him may be found below. Richard A. Kube II, MD (Prairie Spine & Pain Institute, Peoria, Ill.).Dr. Kube is founder and owner of Prairie Spine and Pain Institute. He…Details
In late April Dr. Kube attended the Illinois State Medical Society’s annual House of Delegates Meeting as a delegate representing the Peoria Medical Society. Among other things, delegates passed resolutions protecting a physician’s right to practice according to their moral conscience and urging the revision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Earlier this year the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery created a Coding and Reimbursement Task Force. Dr. Kube was selected, along with 10 other spine professionals from around the country, to create the new task force to review and analyze medical coding changes, issues and valuation of work performed by surgeons.
Back pain may make performing normal daily activities very difficult. A good exercise program and good body mechanics and posture will help you keep a strong healthy back and minimize risk of back pain when performing your daily activities. You should always consult your healthcare provider to find out the cause of your back pain…Details
At the end of April, Becker’s ASC Review published an article on building an Integrated Pain Care Program and incorporating a health coach into a spine and pain group, interviewing our own Scott Anderson. The article may be found below.