Date for your diary – BackCare Awareness Week (#backpainweek) – 7th to 11th of October 2019. Theme – Back Pain in Golf
Golf is a more dangerous sport than Rugby! ‘Low back injuries account for 15.2% to 34% of all golf injuries, followed by injuries to the elbow (7% to 27%), shoulder (4% to 19%) and wrist 10%’ – National Centre for Health Statistics
Golf is a repetitive strain sport – With an average of 300 swings per golf-playing-day, a golfer repeatedly experiences minor traumatic injuries to the spine
Back Pain In Golf – There is a distinct lack of awareness regarding the prevention of back related injuries among golfers which hinder their play and performance in the sport.
This year, the charity focuses awareness week on back health among golfers whether they are junior/seasoned, men/women, amateur/professional and provide healthy tips to enjoy the sport. We produce a display pack in September including several informative booklets and posters. The contents will include a Back pain in Golf, new A5 booklet, New A3 Poster, Back pain? Get help A5 booklet, 2 copies of special edition of magazine Talkback, Flyer on Fast Facts, Balloons for display and more. To add your name to be early bird notification list please email firstname.lastname@example.org