Tiger Woods pulled out of the Masters this year for the first time since 1994. The reason? Back surgery for a pinched nerve, which he said had been hurting him for several months. The surgery, a microdiscectomy, involves removing bits of material that are pressing on spinal nerves. … Read More
Spring is finally in the air. The sun is shining... birds are chirping... and golf courses are opening for business again all over the country. Of course I don't need to tell you how hard it is to play golf in the snow... or nearly impossible with back pain. That's why I put together a special back pain relief guide just … Read More
The golfer's checklist to ensure a healthy back: » Visit a physical therapist or chiropractor well versed with golfers for a golf-specific physical assessment and conditioning program.
» Take a lesson from a PGA professional about basic fundamentals and how the body should move during the golf swing. Hopefully the PGA … Read More