The Wall Street Journal—August 15, 2014
Most top golfers train directly with well-educated physical therapists and avoid this trap.
But over time, even the best training regimens wear down the body. "If you're training harder, working out harder, it's going to make you stronger and maybe help prevent some traumatic injuries," said Joshua Dines, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City who counts numerous professional golfers among his patients. "But every time you do a push-up or a lat pulldown or a biceps curl, you are risking an overuse situation. So it's a constant balancing act between letting the body recuperate and making it stronger."
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