Sore low backs are common among volleyball players midway through the season. Despite their athleticism and dedicated training, many players suffer from back pain. The cause is simple to diagnose but hard to treat. Volleyball players move in short explosive bursts of three to five steps throughout games and practices. These movement patterns, repeated hundreds…Details
A strong and well-aligned spine is key to improving performance with sports, recreation, work and home activities. A repeating theme that keeps arising in discussing injury prevention is the need to balance muscle strength and flexibility in all planes (anterior, posterior and sides).
Richard Kube, MD, Spine Surgeon, CEO and founder of Prairie Spine & Pain Institute, Peoria, Ill. is one of six spine surgeons around the country featured in Becker’s Spine Review for the weekly column Ask Spine Surgeons. This week the surgeons are discussing how mobile technology can enhance patient care.
At the 11th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference on June 13, Richard Kube, MD, chief of executive officer, founder and owner of Prairie Spine & Pain Institute; and David Rothbart, MD, medical director of Spine Team Texas, discussed core business and clinical issues involved in moving spine procedures to the ambulatory surgery…Details