The answer isn't black and white, says a massage therapist at the University of Alberta.
People who engage in high-intensity interval training are at greater risk for injury, especially in the knees and shoulders, a new study has found.
About 70% drop out by age 13 for such reasons as pressure to perform or, conversely, not getting enough playing time. And at least half of athletic injuries are related to overuse. On the other hand, playing multiple sports offers benefits such as fostering a love of different activities that can last their entire lives.
Opioids are also very often prescribed for chronic pain. But there's another, often more effective way to address your pain, if you're willing to do a little work. And that is spine physical therapy.
In the article "Golf: a contact sport. Repetitive traumatic discopathy may be the driver of early lumbar degeneration in modern-era golfers" published today in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, Drs. Corey T. Walker, Juan S. Uribe, and Randall W. Porter from Barrow Neurological Institute describe the biomechanics of modern-era golf and its clinical consequences.