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Why do golfers get bad knees?

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Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Twisting and loading

Golfing requires a fair amount of twisting movements.
If you walk a hilly course, this can make your knees sore. However, the literature on injury patterns does not identify golf as a sport that has a higher than normal proportion of knee injuries although it can happen, especially in golfers with slightly abnormal knees to start.

In brief: Twisting and loading

Golfing requires a fair amount of twisting movements.
If you walk a hilly course, this can make your knees sore. However, the literature on injury patterns does not identify golf as a sport that has a higher than normal proportion of knee injuries although it can happen, especially in golfers with slightly abnormal knees to start.
Dr. Robert Purchase
Dr. Robert Purchase
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
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In brief: Overuse injury

Most likely it is due to overuse, but it could be due to a lot of different reasons.
Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.

In brief: Overuse injury

Most likely it is due to overuse, but it could be due to a lot of different reasons.
Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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