Canadian Open Week
Lower back pain is by far the most common ailment in golfers.
A study by the Titleist Performance Institute collected data from 31,000 golfers to reveal that 28.1% of these players deal with lower back pain after every round.
This week, the PGA tour comes to Oakville where once again the Glen Abbey Golf Club will host the 2018 RBC Canadian Open. This world-class event, which is part of the Triple Crown of national golf championships, will host many of the best golfers in the world July 23-29, 2018.
Lower back pain is very prevalent in professional golf and research suggests 23% of members of the PGA tour play with lower back pain.
To shine a spotlight on this common ailment, all week long we are highlighting exercises to help prevent back pain. Be sure to visit our website and social channels for our how-to videos.
Remember, if you are already experiencing pain, it is important to have an assessment performed by a health care professional.