Craven: Golf & Low Back Pain

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Golf &LowBack Pain

July, 2017

Most golfers will experience some form of lower-back pain over the course of time. The nature of the golf swing is inherently unhealthy for the human spine. Forward flexion (bending forward) combined with rotation (twisting) creates torsional stresses throughout the spine, including the discs, the joints between each vertebra, and the ligaments connecting the vertebra to each other and the surrounding musculature. Through proper awareness, coordination, warm-up, and training, however, a number of factors can be influenced to give the best chance of keeping your lower back pain-free.

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