Golf Stretches To Prevent And Overcome Injuries

Golf requires a combination of flexibility, joint stability, balance and power. High-velocity movements during the swing phase of a drive can place a significant amount of stress on the muscles, joints, and intervertebral discs. Injuries can occur that keep golfers off the playing field and negatively impact their performance over…

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Stretches For Soccer

Soccer players place a heavy demand on their bodies. The sport combines movements that require a high level of endurance, power, agility, and flexibility. Without the proper stretching program, athletes can develop muscle imbalances that can increase the risk of injury. Knowing the stretches that improve your soccer game is…

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Physical Health And Golf

Golf requires athletes to have adequate core strength and flexibility to perform at their very best. But there’s much more to staying healthy, and knowing how to stay in shape can improve your performance on the golf course. The following are 4 ways your physical health can impact your golf…

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To many people, staying indoors and effectively hibernating until spring is the best way to get through the winter. However, while that might sound like a good idea, it’s not the best idea for your health. The truth is that winter exercise is a great idea. There are so many…

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If you’ve been suffering from sore, aching or swollen legs, you may have heard about compression socks/stockings. These are specialized socks/stockings that compress the legs leading to increased blood circulation and oxygen flow. They use stronger elastics, particularly at the ankles, which become gradually less constrictive as they move up…

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When we analyze the performance of the two of today’s best golfers, Adam Scott and Rory McIlroy, we can see that a big part of their success comes from their ability to create separation from their upper and lower body – what’s commonly referred to as the “X factor”. By…

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Loosening-&-Strengthening

Because many of us spend an average of 6.5 hours per day sitting, our hips tend to become very stiff and the muscles in the back of our hips, namely our glutes, tend to become fairly weak. As a result, we end up with increased stress on our lower back…

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Okay, so the title sounds like a statement of the obvious but have you ever thought to yourself “since I’m going to be drinking tonight, maybe I’ll just workout hard today to make up for it”? If so, you’re not alone. At Physiomed, we treat a number of athletes and…

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Golf Tip: Maximizing Distance With Proper Posture

Now that the summer has finally arrived and golf season is in full swing (pun absolutely intended), it’s time to once again look at ways we can improve our game. Maximizing distance is definitely one of those ways. However, when it comes to maximizing distance, if you don’t start in…

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Intermediate-Advanced Core Exercises

Earlier this month, we talked about what your core is, why it matters and how to strengthen it using basic core stability exercises. However, for those more active or athletically inclined individuals, these basic exercises may not be enough. While you can certainly get more from them by simply increasing…

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