Category: Summer

6 Ways to Prevent Injury While Golfing

Did you know that more than 130,000 people were treated for a golf-related injury in 2015? Even though this sport is a low-impact activity with minimal risk, an injury is still always possible.

Most injuries are the result of overuse, which can occur from repetitive motions made throughout many games of golf. One common condition known as “Golfer’s Elbow” is very likely to occur. This type of injury involves the inflammation of the tendons that attach your forearm muscles to the inside of the bone at your elbow. Golfers also often complain of pain in their lower back, which is typically caused by a poor golf swing.

Learn how you can reduce your risk of developing these types of golf injuries with the following helpful tips!

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The Downtown Open

Have you played the Downtown Open yet?  It’s been extended through July 1!  Check out this trio of brothers playing the TOC putt-putt hole and pointing to the body parts Dr. Lawley helped them heal!

There are 25+ putt-putt holes scattered throughout downtown Huntsville.  Pick up a putter, ball & scorecard at Harrison Brothers Hardware, Sam & Greg’s Pizzeria, or U.G. White’s & join in the fun!

Roller Coasters, Summer Activities, And Your Spine

The dog days of summer are approaching with warm weather and vacation plans.

Perhaps you have a road trip nearing that you’ve been planning for months. Maybe you just want to have a “staycation” this year and do some gardening and chores around the house. Whatever form your relaxation takes, always be aware of your spine. No one wants to arrive at their destination or come home with back pain.

Let’s look at some warm weather snafus that can ruin your summer fun.

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