If pain, fatigue or an injury are hurting your golf game, you may benefit from Golfsmart. Our physical therapists will work with you to determine what's causing the problem - be it inappropriate equipment, a lack of mobility or strength, an injury, surgery, a faulty golf swing or something else. We'll help you address what's wrong and prevent future injuries. Our aim is to help you achieve your golf goals.
What it is
GolfSMART is an outpatient therapy assessment that lasts about an hour. You'll work with a physical therapist with special training in conducting a physical assessment of your body and your golf swing.
The assessment evaluates your:
Your physical therapist reviews your results and recommends a treatment plan that may include:
- hands-on manual therapy for mobility deficits
- golf-specific exercises for mobility and strength
- golf swing video analysis
- a consultation with a PGA professional
Good to know
Your health insurance plan will determine whether or not a medical prescription is required.
Good for treating
People who experience pain or fatigue while golfing.
Source: Bradley Zasada, PT, MPT, CGFI-MP3
First published: 4/18/2017
Last reviewed: 4/14/2017