Laser Spine Institute
Post Surgical Exercise Videos

Effective body mechanics to help the recovery process.

Kathleen Shirley
Hello, I'm Kathleen Shirley, Physical Therapist.

Laser Spine Institute Video Series

As the leader in minimally invasive spine surgery, at Laser Spine Institute we are committed to your continued fitness and overall quality of life. The following exercises can contribute to your postsurgical recovery and help you maintain a strong, flexible and healthy spine.

How to use the Laser Spine Institute video series

This video series was created with the purpose of helping you regain the quality of life that you deserve. We understand that all procedures are accompanied by a recovery time, which is why we have formulated these videos to assist you in getting back to the activities and people you love.

Through these videos, we will cover activities that you perform on a daily basis to ensure you are performing these activities with spine safety in mind. We will show you how to use effective body mechanics with these daily activities.

These videos will also assist you in strengthening your spine postoperatively, but the most important thing to keep in mind while doing any activity or exercise is to listen to your body. If an activity or exercise causes pain or discomfort, stop and check that you are doing the movement properly. If you are still unable to perform that movement or activity without pain, stop the exercise and contact your liaison  or primary care physician for additional direction.

If at any time you have any questions or concerns, please call us. You can reach our Physical Therapist Consultant at 1-866-362-7574, ext. 253.

Now, let’s get started on your healthy recovery plan!



Postsurgical Exercise

This part of the Laser Spine Institute video series demonstrates general guidelines and effective body mechanics you should incorporate following your surgery.

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Pathologies

This pathology video series will teach you more about how the spine works and what to do to avoid back pain following your Laser Spine Institute surgery.

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Alternative Exercises

Physical activity is an essential part of your recovery plan. This part of the video series demonstrates exercises that you can do after your surgery to aid in your recovery time.

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