Sports and Spine Injuries
The twisting motion of a golf swing can often lead to low back pain and muscle strain. Find out how to prevent injury to the lower back when golfing.
Golfers may be at risk of developing low back pain or worsening existing back pain. Learn how golf can stress the lower back, how golf-related low back pain feels, and how to prevent or treat golf-related back pain.
It is possible to play golf with chronic back pain, with spinal conditions, and after back surgery. Golfers with low back pain can use a golf cart, choose customized or supportive golfing shoes, and make adjustments to the golf swing.
Golf-related low back pain can be prevented using simple and proactive steps such as golfing warm-ups. Protect the low back muscles by learning how to carry the golf bag and how to improve the golf swing.
Running puts repetitive stress on the back, and for people with lower back problems it is important to take steps to reduce the strain on the lower back.