In an effort to find relief from your pain, you may have tried or at least considered some form of complementary or alternative medicine. Do these methods really work? Are they safe? What is complementary and alternative medicine anyway?Details
Becker’s Spine Review recently released an article about recruiting a Health Coach, featuring information provided by our own Scott Anderson, COO of Prairie Spine & Pain Institute in Peoria, Ill. Health coaches can become an important part of building a comprehensive integrated spine and pain management practice where patients receive conservative, functional and interventional therapies.…Details
If surgery is being considered for you, you should ask questions. If you do not understand the answers you receive, you should keep asking assertively and politely until the surgery and its effects are explained to you in terms you understand. It might help if you write down your questions before talking with the doctor.…Details
As stated in previous articles, you should use proper body mechanics and good posture to reduce the risk of injury to your back while performing any activity, including sleeping. Also, if you already have back pain, good body mechanics and posture may help minimize your pain and help to prevent further injury.
In March, Becker’s Spine Review included our very own Richard Kube, MD, in their list of 208 Spine Surgeons & Specialists to Know! The official feature on him may be found below. Richard A. Kube II, MD (Prairie Spine & Pain Institute, Peoria, Ill.).Dr. Kube is founder and owner of Prairie Spine and Pain Institute. He…Details