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Impairments with the Junior Golfer

Maurie Steinley, PT, DSc, SCS

April 23, 2012

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Are there typical impairments that you see with the junior golfer?

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For the adolescent golfer, core strength and stability has not caught up with their growth and level of desired activity/skill.  The S posture is common as they do not have the strength and stability to maintain the neutral spine.  I also find that there is commonly hip stiffness in the juniors especially with the young male population. 

 


maurie steinley

Maurie Steinley, PT, DSc, SCS

Maurie received his physical therapy degree from the University of North Dakota in 1989 and his Doctor of Science in Sports Specialty Physical Therapy from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in 2002.  Maurie has spent the majority of his career in outpatient orthopedics.  He has trained with the Titliest Performance Institute and enjoys helping golfers get back on the course. 


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