Glossary


The Prairie Spine and Pain Institute and Dr. Kube offer an informative glossary of medical terms for the benefit of visitors. From bone graft to fluoroscopy to spinal fusion, this easy-to-read glossary of common spinal terms explains everything you need to know about cervical and lumbar procedures.

To view the glossary, click on the page below. You can change the page by clicking on the white arrows to the left and right of the page. You can also select the next page at the bottom of the glossary. If you are looking for a specific term, you can click on the letter it begins with underneath the Prairie Spine and Pain logo. Additionally, while you are viewing any page of the glossary, you can click on it to zoom in to read the terms more easily. Push the “esc” button on your computer to exit at anytime.