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Ankles: Mobility for Golf
Knees: Stability for Golf
Hips: Mobility for Golf
Low Back: Stability for Golf
Thoracic Spine: Mobility for Golf
The thoracic spine is a source of mobility. Mobility in the thoracic spine is crucial; having decreased motion here will tend to put more stress on the stable joints around it. Movements include: right rotation, left rotation, right side bend, left side bend, flexion, and extension. Here is an example of athoracic mobility drill
Scapulothoracic: Stability for Golf
Shoulder: Mobility for Golf
As you can see, there is a pattern here. Mobility and Stability alternate up the chain.
Low Back- Stability
Thoracic Spine- Mobility
All of these patterns should be trained in golf training. Interested to know more about golf rehab? Click here
Dr. Tyler is a physical therapist and founder Scottsdale Physical Therapy & Performance in North Scottsdale, Arizona. He see golfers, MMA athletes and active adults. His focus is offering one-on-one sessions for 1 hour focused on developing individualized programs to get you back to your goals.
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– Dr. Tyler PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, TPI-2