Golf Physiotherapy

Mabel Chong

After my shoulder surgery, I requested through my orthopaedic specialist for a physio centre that could help me rehabilitate to playing golf in 6 months. Working through my recovery with PhysioActive has been an eye-opener! My therapist walks me through every detail from day one and works hands-on tirelessly for every session. I’ve undergone treatment with many physio centres in the past year but PhysioActive is the one that truly delivers the term: PATIENT CARE.

Golf Physiotherapy

An excellent golfer has precision, balance, flexibility, and finesse. Golf further demands fitness and mental preparation. Whether you’re a veteran or amateur, all players can benefit from expert golf physiotherapy and guidance.

The Expert PhysioActiveApproach

Make sure you choose experts for your injury care so that you recuperate faster without lasting issues. At PhysioActive, we specialise in effectively treating both acute – or sudden – injuries as well as injuries that have slowly developed over time. These include injuries from accidents or other trauma, sports injuries, and repetitive use injuries. A few examples are:

  • Improving your swing efficiency
  • Effective rehabilitation of any injury
  • Prevention of injuries
  • Strengthening and conditioning
  • Help with balance
  • Diet and nutritional guidance
  • Mental strategies to help you focus and get “in the zone”
  • General fitness

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the common injuries experienced by golfers?

Injuries are very prevalent in the game of golf. Nearly 30% of all golfers will experience back pain after every round. Not to mention other ailments in the knee, hip, shoulder and wrist. Common lower back injuries include:

*Disc injury
*Muscle strain or ligament sprain
*Joint degeneration/arthritis
*Stress fracture
*Dysfunctional movement patterns

Other common injuries experienced by golfers include:

*Golfers elbow
*Shoulder pain – rotator cuff impingement
*Hip arthritis
*Meniscus injury in the knee

Can Physiotherapy help to enhance performance?

Absolutely! At PhysioActive, we have applied evidence-based practices to our swing analysis and physical screening, meaning we can precisely see the areas where you can improve on. With a thorough screening process we can help you to create an efficient swing by improving your mobility (range of movement at a certain joint), or stability (the strength of muscle groups supporting certain joints). An efficient golf swing is crucial to better performance. Conversely, a lack of efficiency will cause incorrect/altered movement patterns, overstressing different structures in the body.

Do you have a Golf specialist?

Yes. Our Golf specialist – Denis Mecklenburg, is a certified PGA Golf Physiotherapist with extensive knowledge in the treatment of Golf-related injuries and Golf specific biomechanics.

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