Many people find that recreational swimming helps ease back pain, and there is research to back that up. But some strokes may be better than others. An advantage to exercising in a pool is that the buoyancy of the water takes stress off the joints. At the same time, swimming and other aquatic exercises can… Continue Reading Swimming Away Back PainDetails
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 Daily Republican.
Valentine’s Day is the perfect occasion to show your love and admiration for your significant other, but it’s also a great time to show yourself a little love with some well-deserved back pain relief. Many people simply choose to live with chronic back pain rather than treat it; however, there are many different ways to… Continue Reading Love Your Back! — Top 6 Yoga Stretches to Relieve Back PainDetails
Lower back pain is the most common musculoskeletal ailment. Nearly everyone at some point has back pain that interferes with their daily routine, such as work, recreation or activities. Much of this is a result of our behaviors in modern-day society. The majority of us spend too much time sitting with poor posture at inadequately… Continue Reading Top Tips To Exercise Away Lower Back PainDetails
I work hard to stay up to date with the most advanced treatments in spine procedures. Earlier this year I became one of a handful of doctors around the country and the first in Illinois to begin using the Nuvasive PCM cervical disc replacement implant on patients at the Prairie Spine and Pain Institute. The… Continue Reading Dr. Kube: First Illinois doctor to use Nuvasive PCM implantDetails