Golf Fitness

back and shoulder pain from golf

Improve your handicap and regain your golf fitness with golf fitness physiotherapy

Are you recovering from a golf injury? Perhaps you are looking for ways to improve your swing and your overall golf performance or stamina?

Although golf is a sport accessible to players of all ages and levels of fitness, it can also put a lot of strain on the back, hips and shoulders, causing short-term pain and even long-term injuries.

Whether your physical limitations are affecting your golf performance or your golf-injuries are affecting your general physical health, our sports physiotherapists know how to safely and effectively keep you moving to your best ability, both on and off the golf course.

Specialist golf fitness assessment to address your golf injuries

Golf requires a very specific and repeatable biomechanics that when trained correctly, can not only reduce your handicap, but increase your golf fitness and reduce your chances of back injury.

Our experienced sport physiotherapists will will perform a thorough assessment of your golf swing and any specific golf-specific injuries to identify any imbalance or weaknesses, focusing on areas such as:

  • The flexibility of your hips, shoulders and thoracic spine
  • The rotation of your back and hips
  • Your core strength and motor control
  • Your hip strength

Golf fitness physiotherapy to improve your golf fitness

The sports physiotherapists at Proactive Physiotherapy love golf, which is why we have designed a range of golf fitness physiotherapy services to assess and improve your golf fitness and maximise your golf strength.

Our two-step golf physiotherapy program includes full body screening, hands-on treatment and golf-focussed exercises

Full Body Golf Screening – helps us to identify any physical limitations that may be causing or worsening your swing problems. These limitations often manifest as faults in your golf swing and once properly identified can be reported to your golfing coach or golf tutor.

Golf Specific Physiotherapy Treatments – we use the results of your screening to deliver an effective physiotherapy based treatment program to improve your golf fitness. Our golf physiotherapy treatments include hands-on treatment and creating individual golf exercise programs for strength, flexibility and stability.

Ready to lower your golf handicap?

Contact Proactive Physiotherapy today to organise your specialised golf screening today and start lowering your handicap tomorrow.