Laser Spine Institute Wellness

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

Peter Jacobsen: What it was like living with back pain

Peter JacobsenMost people know me as the TOUR pro who took down Kevin Costner in the movie Tin Cup. They also know that since I turned 50, I’ve had my fair share of health-related issues. I’ve had a hip and a knee replaced. But out of all the health issues I’ve endured, living with back pain was the absolute worst. And the most difficult part about it wasn’t how it affected my golf game – it was how it affected my quality of life.  Continue reading

Peter Miller’s health tips: How to perform the low cable row exercise

PeterMillerI had back surgery at Laser Spine Institute a little more than five years ago, and I still remember my first steps after surgery. I was nervous because I wasn’t sure what to expect. But as my feet touched the floor, I realized that I didn’t feel any pain in my back. I remember thinking that the pain would kick in, but it never did. Now, several years later I’m still living without pain in my back. Continue reading