Laser Spine Institute Wellness

Don’t let back pain ruin your summer: 3 back health travel tips

Summer TravelSummertime usually means a time to relax, enjoy the sun. And maybe you’ll take a break from the stress of day-to-day life and unwind by going on a trip. If you’re living with neck or back pain, the thought of traveling is not so relaxing. Sitting in an uncomfortable seat in a car or airplane for any extended period of time while traveling can aggravate neck or back pain if not done correctly.

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Get your run on: 5 tips for beginners

Natalie GulbisRunning is one of my favorite activities. As your feet hit the pavement over and over again, there’s a rhythm that you come to love. Slowly all the worries that plague your mind start to fade. It’s more than just mental, though. Running is excellent for improving your overall health. And it was something I was eager to get back to doing after I had my back surgery at Laser Spine Institute in 2010. It’s because Laser Spine Institute helped me find relief that I am able to run today.

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Is a Laminotomy an Option For You?

Laminotomy SurgeryDo you need a laminotomy to ease your neck or back pain?

Have you been told it’s time to consider neck or back surgery? Are you overwhelmed by all the medical terminology recently hurled your direction? Like, what is a laminotomy and how does it differ from a laminectomy?

All of the questions swirling through your mind are completely valid. We understand how overwhelming medical terminology can be. So, we’ve compiled commonly asked questions that we receive about laminotomy surgery:

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Sciatica — Stretches for relief

sciatica-stretches-for-relief3 best stretches to help your sciatica

When your sciatica flares up, it can be a real pain in the bum — literally. When sciatic pain sets in, it suddenly becomes difficult to move with ease. And, honestly, you’re more than a little afraid that your legs are going to give out or you’re going to bend down and not be able to stand back up. And although living with sciatic pain can be a challenge, you can help ease your discomfort through regular stretching.

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