Most Common Golf Injuries
These are the most common areas injured that we see in our Overland Park Ks, Office.
  1. Low Back
  2. Left Elbow
  3. Left Shoulder
  4. Left Wrist
  5. Right Hip
We have listed the top 5 to 6 injuries that occur for each area.
At the bottom of the page, we dive even deeper with the swing faults causing those injuries
The Six Most Common Back Injuries in Golf
  1. Sprain/Strain - Muscles, SI joint, Soft Tissue
  2. Facet Syndrome - Lumbar Facet Joint
  3. Disc Pathology
  4. Spinal Stenosis- Canal or IVF Narrowing
  5. Degenerative Joint or Disc - Arthritis
  6. Spondylolisthesis
The Six Most Common Elbow Injuries in Golf
  1. Extensor/ Supinator Strain - Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
  2. Flexor- Pronator Mass Strain - Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer Elbow)
  3. Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury
  4. Medial Epicondyle Apophysitis
  5. Ulnar Neuritis
  6. Radicoapetellar Injury
The Six Most Common Shoulder Injuries
  1. Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
  2. Bicipital Tendonitis
  3. Impingement
  4. Labrum Tears (SLAP Lesions)
  5. Anterior Laxity
  6. Frozen Shoulder
The Six Most Common Wrist Injuries in Golf
  1. Sprain/ Strain
  2. TFCC Tear
  3. Carpal Instability
  4. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  5. De Quervain's Syndrome
  6. Basal Joint Arthritis
The Five Most Common Hip Injuries in Golf
  1. Trochanteric Bursitis
  2. IT band Tightness
  3. Inartcitular loose bodies
  4. Acetabular Labrum tear
  5. Femoroacetabular Impingement