Prairie Spine’s Richard Kube, MD At ISASS15

Prairie Spine's Richard Kube, MD At ISASS15Our own Richard Kube, MD recently presented at the recent International Society for Advancement of Spine Surgery 2015 Conference, the largest of its kind in the world, which took place in San Diego, California. Read more…


Yard Work and Back Pain

Yard Work and Back Pain Winter is coming to an end, and the spring months are here, and soon the yard work will be piling up. Many people will deal with back pain this spring that could be avoided. Nine out of ten people will have low back pain in their lifetime. Read more…


Ease Your Low Back Pain With These 5 Top Yoga Poses

Ease Your Low Back Pain With These 5 Top Yoga PosesThe average American working a typical nine–to–five job, statistically speaking, lives a relatively sedentary lifestyle, especially when back pain is involved.

Check out the tips below, revealing a few yoga poses known to help ease and relieve back pain. Read more…


Radiofrequency Ablations and Facet Pain

Radiofrequency Ablations and Facet PainFacets are a common diagnosis of back and neck pain. About thirty percent of patients with low back pain are known to have facet hypertrophy. Common symptoms are axial neck or back pain, increased pain with extension movements such as bending the neck or back backwards, and sometimes radiating symptoms which is usually in a spotty distribution and not consistent with a normal dermatomal pattern as experienced with nerve irritations from the spine. Read more…


Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative Disc DiseaseWhat is degenerative disc disease (DDD)? The discs in the spine are the soft cushions that allow our back to move. They are shock absorbers that give the bones (vertebrae) above and below the ability to mobilize. DDD occurs throughout life and is comparable to the normal wearing process known as arthritis. Read more…