The Work Athlete

shutterstock_148376810Have you ever been to a professional sporting event? Do you recall watching the athletes prior to the start of their event? What were they doing?

In every sport, the professional or amateur athlete has a warm up routine. These activities are designed to prepare the participant for their specific role or job on the team. It also helps prevent injury. So why should the average worker be any different? Read more…


Dr Richard Kube Talks Combat Spine Practice Regulatory Burden With Beckers ASC

Kube_ ds  T8L9005One of the biggest challenges for private practice spine surgeons is the growing regulatory burden placed on physicians. Increased documentation makes it difficult to operate the practice efficiently, and the additional documentation does little to improve patient care. Read more…


Wall Mounted Televisions and Neck Pain

shutterstock_183270740Is your high definition TV hanging on the wall at home? Or even better, is it hanging above the fire place!? Have you developed neck pain recently? You might want to check the height of your TV.

Wall mounted televisions have become very popular. It helps save space, and it is very appealing. Read more…


Patients Praise Prairie Spine and Care Institute

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20140711_135930(1)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.

Check out what some of our current and previous patients have had to say about our work. Read more…


“I Have Pain In My Leg! It Must Be A Pinched Nerve.”

Screen Shot 2014-07-29 at 3.25.37 PMIt’s not uncommon for people with back pain to experience symptoms into one or both of the lower extremities. Often times, people instinctively think their leg pain is related to a pinched nerve. While that is certainly one possibility, a pinched nerve is not always the case. Determining the cause of your leg pain can be challenging. If you are experiencing these symptoms, you should see your primary care physician, or contact us at Prairie Spine and Pain Institute. Read more…