The Healthy Waay With Erin Dacy Golfing After Back Surgery
Some athletes like golfers avoid surgery because they’re afraid their performance will suffer. But experts say, golfers may be able to get back into the swing of things in no time at all.
Mike Rude is swinging a golf club for the first time in two years! Never-ending low back pain kept him from the sport he loves.
Mike said, “Living with constant pain, you know, it wears on you, and it tires you out.” But last year, Mike had spinal fusion to relieve the pain … and now he’s back! Mike said, “I wasn’t even thinking about my lower back at all!”
At A Glance
Dr. Kern Singh
- Minimally invasive and endoscopic spine surgeon
- Inventor and surgeon innovator with multiple patents in spinal surgery and instrumentation
- Author of more than 10 textbooks in minimally invasive spinal surgery
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