Pain and stress are connected. When you are in pain, you are less able to handle life stressors. Common hassles become major obstacles. Stress causes you to tense your muscles, grit your teeth, or stiffen your shoulders. Pain causes stress; stress increases pain.
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…Details
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…Details
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…Details