Overview The thought of sitting in a car or plane for an extended period of time can make vacationing difficult to enjoy for individuals with acute or chronic back pain. With a little planning and a few precautions, however, it’s possible to plan a trip that’s both smooth and enjoyable. These tips will help you… Continue Reading Top 7 Tips to Avoid Back Pain During Spring BreakDetails
Dr. Kube is featured on the local NBC affiliate as the Prairie Spine and Pain Institute has adopted an integrated care model to prepare for changes coming with the Affordable Care Act.
As the Affordable Care Act’s policies roll out, Dr. Richard Kube has already prepared the Prairie Spine and Pain Institute for the changes. While patients may not notice direct changes Dr. Kube says his entire approach to healthcare has changed. “We did all of this to stay ahead of the game for our patients,” said… Continue Reading Prairie Spine and Pain Institute for Affordable Care Act ChangesDetails
The lateral flexors of the spine move the spine laterally (i.e. to the side), and need to be strong to work in conjunction with our spinal flexors, extensors and rotators so that we may move safely, freely and functionally. This lateral flexion exercise focuses upon flexing the spine from the base of the rib cage… Continue Reading Stimulating Exercise for the Lateral Flexors of the SpineDetails
Richard Kube II, MD, performed the first procedure using the coflex Interlaminar Implant in Illinois, as well as the first two level coflex implant, both at the Southern Illinois Surgery Center in Marion, according to The Southern Illinoisan.