The Painful Truth About Office Back Pain

shutterstock_161313329Let’s face it. Work can be a pain. Between deadlines, abrasive coworkers and budget cuts, the full-time office life often threatens to squelch even the cheeriest of employees. Now new research is proving what many of us have suspected for years — work can be a literal pain, too. Back pain in the workplace is a common occurrence, and yet few workers (and even fewer employers) know what to do to combat it beyond the occasional five-minute stretch at the water cooler. Read more…


Dr. Richard Kube To Present At ISASS14

Kube_ds-T8L89911-150x150Dr. Richard Kube to present on deformity at International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery Conference: Increasing Treatment Options General Session Read more…


Low Back Pain Afflicts Millions Around the World

Low Back Pain Afflicts Millions Around the WorldLow back pain is on the rise and causes more global disability than any other condition, according to two studies from Australia.

The number of disability-adjusted life years (DALYS) due to low back pain increased from 58.2 million (95% CI 39.9 million-78.1 million) in 1990 to 83 million (95% CI 56.6 million-111.9 million) in 2010, wrote Damian Hoy, PhD, of the University of Queensland, and colleagues in the Annals of the Rheumatic Disease. Read more…


Back Pain: Must Do Moves for Lower Back Pain

Back Pain: Must Do Moves for Lower Back PainWith office workers sitting on the average of six hours a day, it’s no wonder that back pain is the most common cause of disability. Simple strengthening and stretching exercises can help reduce back pain occurrences and prevent future incidents.
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5 Natural Back Pain Remedies That Work

5 Natural Back Pain Remedies That WorkLower-back problems are the number two reason people visit a doctor, second only to the common cold and flu. If you’re prone to pain, you may already be treating it with over-the-counter medications, or trying to prevent it by strengthening your core and back. Consider these natural back pain remedies as another weapon in your arsenal. Read more…