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Many people consider golf a low impact sport but a good game can put big demands on your body.
Which can easily lead to injuries I recently met up with doctor -- -- Parsons an orthopedic surgeon at mount -- medical center in New York City.
Who gave me some tips on how to stay healthy on the course.
Give me three -- to prevent golf injuries.
Go out walk before the season.
Get your stamina your cardiovascular fitness up a little -- he can handle build up your flexibility of your -- called core second know what your limitations are.
If you have back problems -- you have arthritis of the lag in the -- the hip or the shoulder.
And you know that golf is gonna maybe put those things that potential getting worse for or causing pain prepare.
Use a golf cart you have lower for me here.
Lighten your bag or use a poll artificial about it.
Try to take some time to -- and that's really the third or take the time to get ready to play.
Get the range a little bit earlier hit some balls make sure your body's feeling right take some time to stretch before.
And if you've got a problem area like to shoulder the album when you're done take some time -- -- should people get.
-- three golf season physical.
Well that's probably not a bad idea I think it especially if they have a heart condition or -- -- puts -- at significant risk.
That -- his last piece of advice is to listen to your body.
Playing through painkillers and -- -- fast pain radiates.
Goes from the shoulders down the hour.
-- in the goes down into the hand or back in the goes down in the leg.
Back to be more serious too and if things are persisting after a couple shots probably time to replace.
If you want to reduce the risk of gold injuries considered taking lessons with the pro.
What you -- may even help you shape strokes from -- score on Dr.
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