Back Pain and Sports

Have you been spending more time enjoying outdoor activities before the cold temperatures of winter hit? Many people try to take in the last few weeks of comfortable fall weather to get outdoors, play sports and enjoy the change of seasons.

Getting plenty of exercise and playing sports is good for overall health. It also adds pleasure and a sense of well-being. Almost any sport places some stress on your spine. That is why it’s important to keep the muscles and ligaments that support your spine flexible and strong. A healthy spine can help prevent many sports injuries.

Getting these muscles to the point where they support your spine well is called core strengthening. Ask your health care provider or physical therapist about these strengthening exercises.
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September is Pain Awareness Month

Do you suffer from chronic pain? Did you know there is a foundation dedicated exclusively to increasing awareness about chronic pain and research to resolve such? The National Headache Foundation and U.S. Pain Foundations are working this month to raise awareness of those suffering from chronic pain in honor of September’s Pain Awareness Month. Read more…


Back Pain in the Workplace

Back Pain in the Workplace

Back Pain in the WorkplaceLower back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide, as reported by the Global Burden of Disease. Anyone can get back pain. There are however some aspects that can increase your risk. The type of job you do, getting older, being overweight, smoking, certain diseases and poor physical fitness can all contribute to having a constant ache in your back. Read more…


About the Cash Transparency Market — Free Market Medical Association

About the Cash Transparency Market

About the Cash Transparency MarketPrairie Spine & Pain Institute prides itself in being a leader in the cash transparency market. Our physicians are at the forefront, advocating for what we believe is right in healthcare, and are proud members of the Illinois Free Market Medical Association. The FMMA is founded upon the following three pillars, below, using ethics and transparency in all areas of their businesses. Read more…


Adult Stem Cell Therapy Available at Prairie Spine & Pain Institute

The Prairie Spine and Pain Institute and Dr. Kube are trained to use adult stem cell therapy to promote natural healing with spine and orthopedic conditions. Our goal is to help you restore your function and mobility or decrease your back and neck pain to restore your quality of life. Read more…