The Society for Ambulatory Spine Surgery (SASS) was formed as a growing number of spine surgeons are electing to conduct surgeries in an ambulatory surgical environment using minimally invasive spine techniques. The mission of SASS is to help educate surgeons in the safety and efficacy of ambulatory spine surgery to enhance patients’ quality of life.…Details
At the 11TH Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven Ambulatory Surgical Center Conference in Chicago, Dr. Kube spoke on two different topics. The first focused on the new advances in sacroiliac joint problems. The session will identify trends that are driving the advancement of sacroiliac joint conditions treatment. The second discussed core business and clinical…Details
Dr. Richard Kube attended the American College of Spine Surgery annual meeting in Las Vegas in early June. The two-day conference has been developed as an excellent refresher course for all surgeons whose practices include surgical treatment of disorders of the spine. Dr. Kube presented two different review lectures during the conference. The first talk…Details
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).