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Does golf make low back pain worse?

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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Comfortanle golf requires comfortable facet joints and comfortable muscles the ledbetyer swing requires simultaneous extension and lateral bending as wel as torsion forces the lumbar spine is not designed to rotate why do you think the pros are on and off the tour with back problems david duvall still recovering.

In brief: Yes

Comfortanle golf requires comfortable facet joints and comfortable muscles the ledbetyer swing requires simultaneous extension and lateral bending as wel as torsion forces the lumbar spine is not designed to rotate why do you think the pros are on and off the tour with back problems david duvall still recovering.
Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
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In brief: Bending

and Twisting motions can place a lot of stress on the spine, so yes it can make things worse.

In brief: Bending

and Twisting motions can place a lot of stress on the spine, so yes it can make things worse.
Dr. Qamar Khan
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