Strength building exercises are those in which the body works against a resistance to build strength. Weight machines that can be adjusted to the individual can provide this resistance. Exercising to music can be a helpful motivator either at home or at the gym.Details
A Peoria surgeon is the first in the world to perform a procedure giving relief to those with lower back pain. Dr. Richard Kube at Prairie Spine and Pain Institute crafted the technique. It’s called the Minimally Invasive Sacroiliac Joint, or SI Joint fusion. The 90 minute procedure uses two screws to prepare the joint…Details
Being more active in the summer is great for your body and mind, but some activities can put you at risk for back pain. These easy guidelines will help you enjoy working in the garden, hitting the golf course, and taking trips without the summer back pain.
Spinal degeneration can lead to pain in the back or neck, so get it properly diagnosed and managed to avoid unnecessary complications. OUT of the 206 bones in the body, 33 are found in the spine, and it stretches all the way from the skull down to the pelvis. These bones are known as vertebrae,…Details
Richard Kube, MD, Spine Surgeon, CEO and founder of Prairie Spine & Pain Institute, Peoria, Ill. is one of ten spine surgeons around the country featured in Becker’s Spine Review for the weekly column Ask Spine Surgeons. The spine surgeons discuss methods for bringing new techniques or innovations to the operating room.