Laser Spine Institute Wellness

Peter Miller’s health tips: How to perform pull-ups

PeterMiller_250x250_blog2You tell yourself that today is the day — the day you’re finally going to go to the gym. So you muster up the motivation and show up in your gym attire. You look like you fit in, but you feel lost. And you don’t know where to begin.

I understand exactly how you’re feeling, especially if you’ve recently had neck or back surgery. It can be hard to get back into a workout routine after surgery for a lot of reasons — the main one centering on fear of another injury. Continue reading

Cooking with purpose: Natalie’s 4 tips for healthy eating

Natalie Gulbis

I love to cook. Few things are more refreshing or relaxing to me than creating something delicious in the kitchen. I enjoy creating new recipes, reinventing old family recipes and recreating a dish from a restaurant. Cooking is one of my passions, and it’s rewarding to be able to elevate an old favorite to something new and delicious. Continue reading

Look up: Your cellphone may be causing ‘Text Neck’

Cellphone causes Text Neck

Remember that time you accidentally ran into a wall or another person while walking? How about that time you were at a sporting event and missed the best play of the game because you were looking down? If this hasn’t happened to you yet, you’re one of the lucky ones. Texting while walking, working or even socializing is fast becoming an epidemic that doctors say is hazardous to your posture and overall health.

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Natalie’s fitness routine: How I stay healthy after back surgery

LSINatalie_156As an LPGA player, fitness has always been important to me. When I was suffering from chronic neck and back pain, participating in any physical activity — not just golf — was a challenge. Before my surgery at Laser Spine Institute, it seemed like everything I tried to do just irritated my back pain even more. And for someone who loves to be active, living like this was difficult. Continue reading