We don’t often think about our shoulder blades but perhaps we should. The technical name for the shoulder blade, is scapula. These bony blades on your mid and upper back region are the attachment points for 17 different muscles! That’s a lot. These muscles act to coordinate the movement of your scapulae as they slide over […]

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This can be a difficult question to answer, at first.  It requires an understanding of the hip and back connection, a thorough history, physical exam, and at times, advanced imaging.  The difficulty lies in their shared pain patterns.  The hip and lower back have shared innervation, shared muscle groups, and shared functions. The Hip and […]

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Golf is a great sport, and is considered to have many physical and social benefits which equate to better health.  However, golf related low back pain is the biggest pain complaint among golfers of all ages and skill levels.  A review of the literature reveals that, collectively, about 25% of golfers experience low back pain […]

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22 Mar March 22, 2017

Golf Injury Prevention

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Golf is a wildly popular sport which continues to grow steadily in participation every year.  There are over 60 million golfers worldwide, with about half of them in the US.  Although often perceived as a leisurely activity by non-golfers, golf is a physically demanding sport.  The golfer’s athletic ability includes balance, coordination, and the right […]

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