As the weather gets warmer, many people are spending more time on the golf course. Golf and Chiropractic are a perfect combination. Regular Chiropractic adjustments, in conjunction with a good golf instructor, can help patients correct and treat problems and ultimately elevate their golf game. When treating patients who golf, I evaluate the body in balance from head to toe; the essence of the golf swing. Three of the fundamental causes of golf injuries and related aches and pains I see when treating patients are: poor posture, lack of flexibility, and improperly functioning muscles.
By working with a patient’s spinal range of motion, I can help correct golf injuries, maintain performance, and improve the posture needed to perform a good golf swing. With Chiropractic Care, the spine can move better, meaning your body is able communicate with itself without interference. An individualized treatment plan including Chiropractic adjustments, specific rehabilitative exercises and soft tissue techniques may make a significant difference in a golfer’s overall performance and enjoyment of the sport. A few simple tips that I give to patients: