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Eliminate Your Back Pain In Golf WIth Holistic Treatment

Back pain in golf is all too common. Golfers who experience back pain during the game or hours after playing golf may have one of the following issues:

  • Weak core muscles
  • Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD)
  • Slip discs (bulging, herniated, protruded, or extruded spinal discs)
  • Damaged spinal ligaments (hypertrophy of ligamentum flavum)
  • Damaged or arthritic spinal joints (facet hypertrophy)

Chiropractic Specialty Cetner® (CSC) provides a holistic, non-invasive back treatment that eliminates the sources and causes of back pain in golf. CSC’s golf’s back pain treatment programs are customized and provided by top-rated chiropractors and physiotherapists

The muscular causes of back pain, such as weak core or damaged spinal muscles, are treatable and repairable. Back pain resulting from damage to spinal discs (slipped discs), ligaments (ligamentum flavum hypertrophy and spinal joint issues such as arthritis, bone spurs, and facet hypertrophy requires a specialized skill set and state of the art spine treatment methodologies and technology.

Back pain in golf results from mechanical spine issues. The best means of fixing and repairing a mechanical spine disorder is by integrative methods of clinical physiotherapy combined with evidence-based chiropractic care in Malaysia. 

The physiotherapists and chiropractors or CSC are amongst the best physiotherapists and chiropractors in Malaysia. Contact CSC today and get your back pain treated by top-rated physiotherapists and chiropractors in Kuala Lumpur. 

Causes Of Mechanical Back Pain In Golf

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Mechanical lower back pain is a common reason for a golfer to seek help from health care practitioners. In younger golfers, sudden growth spurs can cause lower back pain as this may cause a relative tightness of the thoracolumbar fascia and hamstrings. Whereas in older golfers, degenerative changes at the hip may contribute to mechanical lower back pain. Osteoarthritis of the hip can lead to decreased internal rotation of the lead hip during the swing, and the additional force will be transferred to the lumbar spine. This relatively reduced flexibility can increase the stress on the spine. Therefore, the structures in the lumbar spine are exerted by this extra stress.

Sacroiliac joint dysfunction is a prevalent cause of lower back pain in young and active populations. Research has shown that up to 40% of lower back injuries are associated with sacroiliac joint dysfunction. The presentation of sacroiliac joint dysfunction can mimic a low back strain, or the pain can radiate into the buttock or posterior thigh. The joint usually is quite tender upon palpation, and the pelvic landmarks can be asymmetrical when compared from side to side. Leg length difference from side to side can cause asymmetry force transmission through the sacroiliac joint and the spine during weight-bearing activity. 

Back pain in golf linked to leg length discrepancies and sacroiliac joint issues are aggravated or made worse in golfers with poor swings and those who rotate or twist at the waist excessively during their golf swing. Another common cause of back pain in golf is too many practice swings or those who have high handicaps. CSC’s clinical teams can identify the exact cause of your back pain in golf. Once the cause is known, we can formulate a customized treatment plan and exercise program to eliminate the cause of your back pain in golf.

How To Get Rid Of Back Pain In Golf?

Getting rid of your back pain requires preventive measures as well as treatments. We recommend the following preventative measure to get rid of your back pain in golf:

  1. Warmup:  The best way to warm up for a game of golf is to stretch your leg and arm muscles. Walk at a decent pace for 5-10 minutes after stretching legs and arms. Once you have stretched and walked for 5-10 minutes, start practice swings with gentle and rhythmic swings without excessive twisting at the waist.  
  2. Don’t take too many practice swings: Exessive or full swings can irritate joints, muscles, discs, and spinal nerves. Best to minimize your practice swings by limiting them to one or two gentle swings. 
  3. Get lessons: The most common cause of back pain in golf is a poor swing. Getting some tips and golfing lessons from a golf pro will improve your game and help reduce your back pain in golf.
  4. Ice your back: Golf requires lots of bending and twisting. A mentioned earlier, those who suffer from back pain in golf may have joint or spinal disc issues. Icing you back for 15-minutes after golf will help reduce and minimize the golfer’s back pain. Also, we encourage you to ice your back 1-2 hours before playing and to carrying an ice pack in your cooler so that you may be able to ice after the first nine holes of golf.  
  5. Call us: Chiropractic Specialty Center® has been treating back pain in golfers for over 15-years. We have helped thousands of patients without surgery or injection. Reclaim your pain-free golfing days by getting treated at our center; call us now. 

What Is The Best Treatment For Golfer’s Back Pain?

Chiropractic combined with physiotherapy is the best treatment for golfer’s back pain. Mechanical back pain in golf caused by a slipped disc is best treated through NSD Therapy®. NSD Therapy® is an alternative to spine surgery. It can eliminate the cause of back pain by fixing and repairing damaged spinal discs such as herniated and bulging discs. Chiropractic Specialty Center® (CSC) is the only center providing NSD Therapy® services and treatments in Malaysia. 

Get more information on back pain in golf causes and treatment options by contacting our center today by WhatsApping us on +60172691870 or calling us on 03 2093 1000. 

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