If you play golf and want to take your skill to the next level, learning to condition your body and protect yourself from injuries is vital. Many golfers experience problems but don’t notice them right away, which gives them time to get even worse. Depending on the extent and type of injury, it can hurt your game, stop you from playing and interfere with your daily life. Working with a chiropractor who specializes in treating golfers lets you avoid that situation and safeguard your health.
From the outside, golf appears to be a relaxing sport that creates little chance of getting hurt during a game. Looks, however, can be deceiving. Professional golfers know that each swing of the club creates a compressive force on their body equal to 10 times their body weight. Those who use improper techniques or fail to condition themselves to withstand the pressure face the biggest risk. In addition to exposing you to possible injuries, poor technique and improper fitness levels create the biggest roadblock to improving your game.
Whether you are new to golf or have hundreds of games on record, learning about common golf injuries is a smart move in the right direction. You will discover the red flags for which you should look and why going to a chiropractor can keep you out of harm’s way.
Back, neck and elbow pain are issues many golfers experience during their lives, and they often accept it as part of the game. Wrist injuries are also common among golfers because they must play from where the ball lands. If you are like other people, you might have overlooked the problem and allowed it to catch you off guard at the worst time.
Why Professional Golfers Go to Chiropractors
You are likely wondering why you should consider going to a chiropractor, especially if you have not yet experienced an injury. Chiropractors who specialize in treating golfers know the 14 areas on which golf has the biggest impact, and they can test those parts of the body to ensure they are in top shape. Chiropractors who find problems in those areas use a combination of methods to protect your health and improve your game. By using in-office treatments and teaching strengthening exercises, chiropractors empower you to play at your best so that you can get the most from each game.
If you want to overcome an injury or take your golf game to a whole new level, your local chiropractor is your best friend. Working with a caring and talented chiropractor is the best way to improve your well-being while boosting your game to where you have always wanted it to be. You will discover how your fitness and conditioning routine play a role in your skills as a golfer, and the difference will impress you as long as you commit to the path. If you are serious about enhancing your game and preventing yourself from getting hurt, schedule your visit right away.
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Dr. Barry Rizzo received his degree from New York Chiropractic College in 1998 and has been in practice for 22 years with offices in Toms River and Linwood, NJ.