Green Bay – Prevea Health is pleased to welcome James Kribs, DO, a neuromusculoskeletal and pain physician, to its family of care.
 
Dr. Kribs sees patients at the Prevea Howard Health Center, 2793 Lineville Rd., and specializes in:
 
  • Neuromusculoskeletal medicine
  • Pain medicine
  • Interventional pain management
  • Medical orthopedics
  • Osteopathic manipulative medicine for pain, sports medicine, concussions, headaches, low back pain, scoliosis, COPD, asthma, newborns and infants, and pain-related to pregnancy
  • Injections: nerve blocks, epidurals, lumbar facet blocks, sacroiliac joint injections, trigger point injections, joint injections
 
Dr. Kribs is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed residency in neuromusculoskeletal medicine at Northeast Regional Medical Center, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and the American Board of Pain Medicine.
 
“I believe patient care begins with compassion, understanding and trust,” says Dr. Kribs. “If those components are in place, patients feel valued, have a stake in the process and can engage in their health care decisions.”
 
Dr. Kribs is the co-author of the book, Living Beyond Pain, which offers a whole-person approach to the management of pain. It addresses the medical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of pain, and provides alternative strategies to the use of opioids.
 
Appointments with Dr. Kribs can be made by calling (920) 272-3503.
 
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About Prevea Health
Founded in Green Bay, Wis. in 1996, Prevea Health is a health care organization that provides high-quality, primary and specialty health care in 80+ locations across Northern, Eastern and Western Wisconsin in clinic and hospital settings. It is partnered with six Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) hospitals across Wisconsin to provide patients a system of highly-coordinated care, close to home: HSHS St. Vincent Hospital and HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center in Green Bay; HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan; HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital in Oconto Falls; HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire; and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chippewa Falls. For more information, visit: www.prevea.com