Patient-Centered Radiation Safety

X-rays were discovered in 1895 by Wilhelm Conrad Röentgen, a professor at Würzburg University in Germany. Experiments showed that these electro-magnetic rays could penetrate soft tissues but not bones. This speciality of X-rays has been particularly useful as a diagnostic tool. Medical imaging helps to detect broken bones. However, some patients do have concerns […]

By |March 18th, 2019|Spine Care News|

Tips for Avoiding Back Pain

At Prairie Spine and Pain Institute, our team will work to provide you with a comprehensive evaluation and an outcome that improves your quality of life. Physician Assistant Andrew Kitterman gives patients the following tips to avoid back pain.

Low back pain is a common workplace health problem and one of the most common causes […]

By |March 11th, 2019|Spine Care News|

Prairie Spine Satisfied Patient Testimonials

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 below for our latest patient testimonials and click here for more […]

By |March 4th, 2019|Spine Care News|

Buying Walking Shoes That Fit

We recently discussed developing healthy lifestyle habits to reduce the risk of injury, minimize back pain, and prevent its recurrence. Sometimes preventing or easing back pain is as simple as wearing the right shoes, particularly if you spend a lot of time standing or walking. Shoes with high heels and uneven wear, for example, can throw […]

By |February 25th, 2019|Spine Care News|