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.
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 […]
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 instructor uses video to […]