Not making the “good” list for many this holiday season are sore arms, aching shoulders and painful backs. Whether it’s shopping for that perfect gift, carrying bags and packages or decorating your home for the holidays, people will bend and stand awkwardly or improperly while carrying out these activities.
Check out this article from Becker’s ASC Review, featuring our own Dr. Richard Kube! Richard Kube, MD, is the CEO, founder and owner of Prairie Spine & Pain Institute in Peoria, Ill. Dr. Kube built his new surgical facility, Prairie SurgiCare, and worked to streamline the project. Prairie SurgiCare went from demolition to occupancy permit… Continue Reading Building a Spine Surgery Center: 5 Points From Dr. Richard KubeDetails
Andrew Bouwma worried he wouldn’t be able to pick up his 3-year-old daughter and newborn son. His back was killing him. An Army infantryman who served a tour in Iraq, Bouwma wore an extra 50 to 60 pounds every day on foot patrols. Clad in helmet and body armor weighted down with a medical kit… Continue Reading Spine Pain Most Common Cause of Evacuation for Modern VeteransDetails
Spine Pro III has been developed in partnership with Richard A. Kube II, M.D., FACSS, FAAOS, CIME Spine Pro III allows users to cut, zoom & rotate the spine for an in-depth look at its anatomy. Spine Pro III is broken into four main areas: Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar and Sacrum and allows users to create… Continue Reading Spine Pro III Now Available!Details
To simplify how back pain is exacerbated by our skeletal and muscular systems, think of yourself as an engineer designing a suspension bridge support system that needs to be flexible and carries most of its weight at the front. Where would you put the cushioning, support, and reinforcements? Even if you’ve never built a bridge… Continue Reading Back Pain 101 — Spine DesignDetails