Elbow, Wrist, and Hand Injuries in Golf

January 23rd, 2018

  As previously presented HERE, injuries of the elbow, wrist, and hand are second most common of all injuries sustained by golfers.  Not surprisingly, these injuries are more common in amateurs versus professional golfers.  The flexor and extensor tendons (muscles in the front and back of forearm) of the elbow are particularly susceptible to injury

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Low Back Pain in Golf

November 7th, 2017

Low back pain (LBP) is consistently cited as the most common injury among golfers.  This statistic has lead many researchers to conduct studies and formulate correlations between LBP, physical characteristics of the golfer and swing faults.  However, it should be noted that many authors admit that LBP is a multifaceted condition that is difficult to

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Don’t Let an Ankle Sprain Keep You From Being Active

November 6th, 2017

What is an ankle sprain? An ankle sprain is one of the most common musculoskeletal injuries, with incidence as high as 34% in athletes. The most common type is a lateral ankle sprain (85%) with a mechanism of twisting the ankle into a forced plantarflexed and inverted position. The lateral ankle ligaments consist of the

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