Club Golfer CD

Your Neck, Shoudlers and Golf

Anyone who has suffered the agony of a neck or shoulder injury or have experienced neck stiffness will know how painful it is.

A stiff neck will not allow the neck to follow-through on the golf swing causing a "sliced shot" or "block."

GOLF SHOULD NOT BE PLAYED WITH AN ACUTE NECK INJURY AS PERMANENT DAMAGE CAN OCCUR

Causes of Neck Injuries in Golf

  1. Prolonged practice, especially with putting
  2. Indirect trauma through the wrist and arm on impact shots.
  3. Poor lifting and handling of your Golf Bag and Buggy
  4. Predisposing factors that are aggravated by playing golf, e.g. disc lesion/osteoarthritis.
Followed by...
  • Your neck and shoulders in golf
  • Causes of neck injuries in golf.
  • Stretching levator scapulae and upper trapezius
  • Causes of shoulder injuries
  • Stretching pec major/minor
  • Elbows and wrists in golf
  • Common causes of injury
  • The elbow-injuries are golfers elbow, tennis elbow
  • Wrist and stretches for golf
  • Extensor forearm stretch
  • Flexor carpi ulnaris stretch
  • Wrist and finger flexor stretch
  • Hands and fingers
  • Thumb stretch
  • Finger stretch

For further enquiries email golfphysio@golfmed.net


Introduction | The Golf Fitness System Level 1
The Golf Fitness System Level 2
| Training for Golf | The Body and Golf
"Get Fit for Golf" books - Part 1 and Part 2
| Club Golfer CD

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