The spine is divided in four segments: The part which forms the neck is called the ‘cervical spine,’ the part which forms the back is called the ‘thoracic spine,’ the part which forms the lower back is called as the ‘lumbar spine’ and the part which forms the bottom and the tail bone is called…Details
As a part of Becker’s Spine’s series ‘Ask Spine Surgeons’ series, Dr. Richard Kube of Prairie Spine and Pain Institute was asked to weigh in on the new and exciting developments in minimally invasive spine treatments. Check out his thoughts on the topic, below.
Check out the exercises, below, for some strength–training tips to better your posture, and in turn, establish stability in your spine. Strengthening both your back and core help prevent and alleviate back pain.
I hurt my back in August of 2006. I was told to throw iron that was too heavy and herniated 2 discs. The first surgery I had was just to shave the discs off so they wouldn’t be pushing into my nerves. That didn’t work at all. The second surgery I had was to remove…Details
“I feel fabulous! Surgery was a great success! I must say this surgery was the best thing to happen to me. After years of lower back pain and a car accident, I have no pain since surgery. Dr. Kube and his staff are excellent at all they do. They care about their patients’ health and success. Thank you for giving me my life back with little to no pain!” —Deb S.Details