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Golf Injuries

General Advice

Golf swing technique and the grip of the club have a huge role to play in golf injury prevention and cure

A poor swing can affect the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand and thumb. Lower back pain can also sometimes be a problem. Golfers elbow is a pain on the inside of the elbow which is frequently encountered.

Every injury is unique, so to help you self manage your golfing injury, we encourage you to first explore our injury advice and read our articles

To greatly improve your chance in succeeding the self management of your injury, our expert team of Chartered Physiotherapists can help. You can choose a physio, with the specialist skills to provide you with a personalised treatment programme


Articles

  • Big Toe Joint Pain

    by Jane Hodgson 18 January 2013

    Hallux Rigidus, or arthritis of the big toe joint is one of the commonest causes of big toe joint pain. Symptoms include pain and stiffness over the big toe. Treatments vary from choosing suitable footwear, using pain relief to having surgery.

  • Unloader Knee Brace for Osteoarthritis

    by Jane Hodgson 27 April 2012

    Unloader knee braces for osteoarthritis have been shown to reduce pain, improve muscle strength and consequently increase function in people who have osteoarthritis affecting one part of the knee.

  • Knee Osteoarthritis the Low Risk Strategies

    by Jane Hodgson 24 February 2012

    Knee osteoarthritis symptoms include pain and consequent lack of function, some simple measures can assist in reducing the impact of knee osteoarthritis.

  • Low Back Pain a Common Golf Injury

    by Jane Hodgson 28 January 2011

    Golf is often considered to be a gentle sport, but low back pain is a common golf injury. Adjustment to technique alongside core stability and stretching exercises can help resolve golf low back pain.

  • Knee Pain Info. Pes Anserinus Bursitis a Common Cause of Medial Knee Pain

    by Jane Hodgson 19 May 2010

    Pes anserine bursitis is a common, but frequently under diagnosed, cause of medial knee pain. Causing pain, and sometimes swelling on the area at the top of the shin bone on the inside of the knee, frequent cutting and pivoting movements such as those used when playing basketball, football and rugby can make an individual more likely to develop pes anserine bursitis.

  • Uses and Benefits of an Exercise Disc Balance Cushion

    by Jane Hodgson 5 May 2010

    An exercise disc balance cushion, which is also sometimes known as a stability disc or wobble cushion, is used to improve balance, strengthen core stability and help children who have special educational needs.

  • Sprained Ankle Treatment

    by Jane Hodgson 5 March 2010

    A sprained ankle is one of the most common leg injuries. Getting the correct sprained ankle treatment will help the injury to heal quicker and prevent reoccurrence.

  • Foot Pain : Plantar fasciitis

    by Jane Hodgson 5 October 2009

    Plantar fasciitis is the commonest overuse injury causing foot pain in middle aged to older adults. Affecting the sole of the foot it often causes heel pain, but sometimes pain is also felt on the middle or outside of the foot.

  • Lyme Disease

    by Jane Hodgson 5 May 2009

    Anyone working or doing activities in the countryside should be aware of Lyme disease and should check themselves, their pets and children for ticks after outdoor activities.

  • Rotator cuff injury: A Cause of Shoulder Pain

    by Jane Hodgson 12 September 2008

    Rotator cuff is the collective name for the four muscles that attach the scapula (shoulder blade) to the humerus (upper arm bone). As a whole the rotator cuff stabilises the shoulder joint and facilitates its movement.

  • Tennis elbow and neck

    by Jane Hodgson 3 July 2008

    You get tennis elbow and neck from any repetitive action that uses the muscles which pull back and / or turn the wrist such as using a screwdriver, a computer keyboard or playing a musical instrument.

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Specialist physios

Scot McAllister - Chartered Physiotherapist Scot McAllister Scot is currently physio for Yorkshire County Cricket club with many years experience in cricketing, sporting and in particular shoulder injuries. Read about Scot's work as physio at Yorkshire County Cricket Club

David Scrivener - Chartered Physiotherapist David Scrivener Working for Leeds United FC, Dave specialises in treating football and leg injuries


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