Golf Program

At the Institute for Athletic Medicine, we know that every golfer wants to stay in the game, but an injury can throw off even the best player. The golf program is a specialized rehabilitation program designed to put injured amateur and competitive golfers back on the course. With an understanding of the unique biomechanical requirements and demands of the game, our physical therapists will work with you for quick and effective rehabilitation.

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The golf injury assessment

A comprehensive musculoskeletal evaluation helps physical therapists assess the cause of your injury. The golf injury assessment may include:

  • Complete examination and treatment of your injury
  • Testing of golf-specific muscle strength, flexibility, and range of motion
  • A biomechanical assessment of your golf swing, including a high-speed video analysis
  • A personalized, golf-specific exercise prescription to enhance your strength and flexibility in order to minimize re-injury
  • Follow-up with your organization or teaching professional

You will need to bring the following items to your golf injury assessment:

  • Comfortable clothing
  • Mid-iron club for swing analysis 
Related services

Physical therapists who understand the unique demands of golf are available for group or individual educational presentations. Available topics include:

  • Care and prevention of golf injuries
  • Off-season conditioning
  • Golf-specific warmup exercises
  • Playing golf after back pain
  • Playing golf after total joint surgery
  • Treatment of golf injury