Golfers in the depths of winter find it hard to believe, but
golf time nears! For those in the warmth all the time, golf time is anytime!
For golfers everywhere, chiropractic is ready to help, especially when low back pain,
the most common injury in golf (1)
, affects you. Johnson Chiropractic is ready to keep you, the Richmond
golfer, going and get you back to the links if back pain
messes with your
So what does a Richmond golfer do when lower back
pain impedes the game? Make a chiropractic appointment at Johnson Chiropractic!
What will Johnson Chiropractic do with you? A thorough examination to determine the
source of the pain and set a treatment plan to get it under control, so you can
get back to the course, of course!
First, the examination. So many Richmond back pain
patients tell us that they’ve never experienced such a thorough examination
before. Johnson Chiropractic prides itself on making sure that everything is
considered so that a proper diagnosis causing the lower back pain is found. A
hip may even be the offender or contributor to back pain. (2) We don’t want to
miss that! From there, the treatment plan is set.
The treatment plan may well include spinal manipulation and
some rehabilitation. Johnson Chiropractic offers the evidence-based treatment
technique called Cox Technic which drops intradiscal pressures and relieves
pain. Whether spinal stenosis or a disc herniation or any other number of conditions is the cause, our Richmond chiropractic care may well be the
The rehabilitation for golfers helps in recovery from as well as
prevention of back pain. Back pain prevention may be the most imperative for
golfers! The golf swing and how the body
moves during it are key. It’s
repetitive. You don’t want to keep repeating a move that is irritating to your
low back. If you have any muscle imbalances, they may need to be addressed. (1) Rotation and extension of the lumbar
spine are involved when swinging a golf club, two motions that may inflame the lumbar spine. (3) Wearing a lumbar belt or corset as part of rehabilitation when these two motions are found to be irritating may decrease these motions and control the lumbar spine motion a bit and prevent pain. (3)
So, if you are a Richmond golfer and find that it causes you back pain, contact Johnson Chiropractic for a Richmond golf and back pain consultation. You and your golf game will be glad you did once the snow melts away or you’re ready for your next golf game.
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