Lower back pain is the most common injury amongst golfers - both amateurs and professionals. In a sport that revolves around high-speed rotational movements repetitively in the same direction, it makes sense why your back is the first thing to give out.
However, it doesn’t have to be this way.
We’ve lived with frustrating lower back pain in the past and just assumed it was something we’d always deal with. Over the past few years, we’ve come to learn that taking the proper precautionary steps can go a long way to keeping your back feeling great after a weekend of golf.
The infographic below highlights what you should focus on to decrease the likelihood of injuring your lower back.
All these action steps can be taken on with the help of a good strength coach, physical therapist, and swing coach. The most important thing you can do is conduct an evaluation with a credible professional that can determine the culprit behind your lower back issues.
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