Golf injuries and rehabilitation

Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2006 Aug;17(3):589-607. doi: 10.1016/j.pmr.2006.05.002.


There are more than 25 million golfers in the united States, and many have an injury related to golf. Low back injuries are the most common golf injuries, followed by elbow injuries. Successful treatment of golf injuries often includes modification of the golf swing. Adaptations allow many individuals, including those who are physically challenged, to enjoy playing golf.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Back Injuries / epidemiology
  • Back Injuries / etiology
  • Back Injuries / rehabilitation*
  • Female
  • Golf / injuries*
  • Heart Arrest / etiology
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Wrist Injuries / etiology*
  • Wrist Injuries / prevention & control
  • Wrist Injuries / rehabilitation