Dr. Kube Answers Work–Life Balance Questions From Becker’s Spine

Dr. Kube Answers Work–Life Balance Questions From Becker's Spine Becker’s Spine Review is a publication for orthopedic and spine surgeons and surgery center administrators. Each week, Becker’s releases additions to their Ask Spine Surgeons series, and earlier this month, spine surgeons were asked to explain how they balance a heavy workload with everyday life. Check out Dr. Richard Kube’s responses, below!

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Dr. Richard Kube — 15th Annual Spine, Orthopedics, and Pain Management ASC Conference

Dr. Richard Kube — 15th Annual Spine, Orthoepdics, and Pain Management ASC Conference

Addressing Key Business, Clinical and Legal Issues

The 15th Annual Spine, Orthopedic and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference + The Business of Spine: Improving Profits, Business and Legal Issues, provides the ideal opportunity to meet orthopedic, spine and pain management surgeons, administrators, and owners and operators of ambulatory surgery centers. Read more…


Recent Testimonials – Prairie Spine and Pain Institute Late Summer 2016

Recent Testimonials - Prairie Spine and Pain Institute Fall 2016

At Prairie Spine and Pain Institute, patient experience and happiness is just important as wellness, treatment, and recovery. As our slogan says, “Expert Spine Care… One Patient At A Time,” we strive each and every day to make each patient experience as positive and successful as possible. Read more…


Sharing Truths About Back Pain With Your Boss

Sharing Truths About Back Pain With Your BossThe lack of visible chronic lower back pain symptoms can lead to a variety of frustrating experiences—especially at your place of work. Every employer is different, but you may be able to minimize your work-place frustrations by sharing these four truths about your back pain with your boss: Read more…


What Makes A Patient Eligible for Stem Cell Therapy?

What Makes A Patient Eligible for Stem Cell Therapy?Degenerative disc disease in your spine isn’t really a disease, but the term used to describe common age—or injury–related—changes to the discs in your spine. These include the loss of fluid/hydration in the discs, which can result in reduced flexibility, and tears or cracks in the outer layer of the disc that can cause it to bulge, rupture, or break apart. Depending on the location of the disc, those with degenerative disc disease may suffer from mild to debilitating neck or back pain, numbness, or a combination of both, that can also affect the arms and legs. If traditional non-surgical methods don’t take care of the pain, surgery involving removing the disc and replacing it with an artificial one or fusing the surrounding vertebrae is often the last-resort treatment. Read more…