Tag: golf

Golf Swings and Back Pain: Not What the Doctor Ordered

Golf Swings and Back Pain: Not What the Doctor Ordered The Golf Injuries Guide to Avoiding Back Pain Do you suffer from golf injuries? You may not be leaping in the air or squaring off with a 300lb linebacker, but you can get injured just as easily on the golf course as you can on the gridiron. Great golf play is all about the mechanics. Twisting the back, rotating the knees, and powering through the arms are all at play when you take a golf swing. If your mechanics are off, you’re more likely to get injured. Fortunately, there are some things Read More »

Improve Your Golf Swing with the Help of These 4 Massage Techniques, a guest post from Chris Foerster

Improve Your Golf Swing with the Help of These 4 Massage Techniques, a guest post from Chris Foerster 60 million – this is the estimated number of golfers all over the planet, encompassing anyone from a casual player to a pro. Indeed, golf is one of the most popular sports out there! Whether you are a newbie or already a veteran, there is one thing that is deemed to help improve your golf swing, and that is by having regular massage. A lot of people believe that undergoing massage is for athletes who engage in sports that are very physically Read More »

Golfing sensation Jordan Spieth relies on his chiropractor to stay in peak form, you should too.

Golfing sensation Jordan Spieth relies on his chiropractor to stay in peak form, you should too. It’s golf season, and the golfers are now out in full force, looking for that great sunny day to play at the local courses. Recently, pro golfer Jordan Spieth had been interviewed and said that his chiropractor was instrumental in helping him stay out of trouble, while he tried to master the master’s tournament last year. At his press conference in 2015, Spieth drew attention for publicly thanking his chiropractor, Troy Van Biezen, DC, ART, BPE, for helping him reach peak performance. This was Read More »

Back Pain Is A Movement Problem

Back pain is a movement problem; just ask Jason Day, who scored 68 in his first round at the Barclays Tournament in Plainfield, NJ. Do you golf? Many of our patients do and experience back pain after they finish their rounds. Professional golfers do as well, and many of them unlike the rest of us have personal trainers and other people to help them avoid back pain when they compete. Some have managed their problem better than others over the years, while other well known players such as Tiger Woods, have been badly afflicted while playing high profile tournaments. The Read More »

Golf fitness is important especially since it is golf season. Is your body ready?

Golf fitness is important especially since it is golf season.  Is your body ready? The warmer weather has filled the parking lots of many of our local golf courses. The driving ranges are busy with people who are golfers and want to get conditioned before they hit the greens. Is your body ready for this or are you swinging poorly, is your ball going to the right rather than straight or are you aching after a few swings of the club, especially in the lower back. How is your golf fitness? The golf swing requires that arc which comes from Read More »