GOLF

 
Over the past several years, golf had continued to grow in popularity. This has made golf related fitness and training vital to allow individual to perform at the top of their game. Body One Physical Therapy strives to provide the best service possible to both professionals and amateurs. This is why we have developed several programs aimed specifically for our golfers. We are working to help in three phases: rehabbing the injured golfer, keeping players active, and providing fitness and conditioning to prevent future injury.

Rehabilitation of Golf Injuries

Body One Physical therapy implements a golf specific assessment of many injuries common to golfers of all ages. We implement a rehabilitation program that will quickly resolve any current injury and provide clients with a program to reduce risk of injury in the future.

Common Injuries related to golf include:

  • Back pain
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Neck pain
  • Hip strains and sprains
  • Plantarfasciitis
  • Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer’s Elbow)
  • Abdominal Muscle Strains
  • Knee Sprains and Meniscus Injury
  • Achilles Strains
  • Rib Pain

Video Analysis (Package 1)

Our clinicians utilize video to specifically assess golfers of all skill levels to minimize injury risk. We utilize video analysis to determine the body’s limitations that could potentially be leading to swing faults and weakness in your golf game.

Includes:

  1. Functional Movement Assessment (FMS)
  2. One-on-one video analysis with trained physical therapist
  3. Detailed explanation of swing mechanics and swing faults
  4. Customized home exercise program

Time: 60-minute assessment and a 30-minute follow-up to establish home program

Price: $270

Movement Analysis (Package 2)

Golfers looking to prevent strains and sprains, understand how their body moves, and identify corrective exercises for faulty movement patterns can gain a significant edge with our functional movement assessment. This service allows golfers to identify limitations in movement and design a golf-specific conditioning program to address individualized needs.

What’s Included?

  1. Total body movement assessment using the Functional Movement Screen (FMS), Y-Balance, and Move 2 Perform Software
  2. Evaluation of balance, strength, flexibility
  3. Identification of faulty movement patterns
  4. Corrective exercise application with home exercise program
  5. 3-6 months follow-up for re-assessment

Time: 60-minute assessment and a 30-minute follow-up between 3-6 months after initial assessment

Cost: $230

Sports Performance – Strength / Conditioning OR Golf Fitness Program (Package 3)

For golfers looking to expand upon the movement assessment and initiate a specific strength and conditioning program with a physical therapist experienced in developing programs to aid in improving your golf game.

Includes:

  1. Total body movement assessment using the Functional Movement Screen (FMS, Y-Balance, and Move 2 Perform Software)
  2. Sessions will include
  • Instruction in a dynamic warm up routine
  • Conditioning exercises to address specific strength, balance, and flexibility deficits to aid in improving golf performance.
  • Cardiovascular training
  • Instruction in static stretching beneficial for post-workout and post-golf

Price: $120 initial assessment and $60 1-on-1 fitness sessions

**Please note that all packages can be combined and/or modified to personal preference. Please contact our office to discuss so that we can provide you with a customized plan.

Clinician Spotlight

Todd Rech, PT, MPT

Todd Rech is a 1993 graduate of St. Cloud State University in Minnesota where be obtained a bachelor degree in bio-medical science. After graduation, Todd attended The College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he received his masters of physical therapy in 1996. While there he completed his clinical internships in the Minneapolis metropolitan area. He previously worked for at Ridgeview Medical Center which is located in a western suburb of Minneapolis for 14 years. While at Ridgeview, he spent the majority of his years in outpatient orthopedics. During much of that time, he has been a site manager and on the Leadership team. He more recently has worked primarily with spine patients, leading Ridgeview Rehab Specialties Spine Care, as well developing a specific program for individuals with chronic low back pain. Todd joined Body One in 2010 and is currently treating patients at the Zionsville location. His clinical focus is spine care (cervical and lumbar) but enjoys working with a wide variety of patients with orthopedic conditions and has an emphasis on patient education. He has also completed advanced course work specific to orthopedic issues pertaining to the game of golf, and enjoys working with golfers.

Email Todd Rech: trech@bodyonept.com

Matthew Zaudtke, PT, DPT, ATC, OCS

Dr. Matthew Zaudtke received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Indianapolis in 2011, majoring in Athletic Training. He worked part-time as a certified athletic trainer while completing his Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Indianapolis’ Krannert School of Physical Therapy in 2014. Following graduation, Matt completed a one-year orthopaedic residency program through the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. During this time, he worked as a lab assistant for current physical therapy students, completed specialized musculoskeletal training, and presented current research in physical therapy. In addition to being a licensed and certified athletic trainer, Matt currently holds a specialist certification in strength and conditioning. He is also now recognized by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists as a certified specialist in orthopaedic physical therapy (OCS). He works with a wide variety of patient populations with specialized experience in athletic injuries, sports performance, injury prevention, concussion, neck pain, back pain, and lower extremity injury. Matt is trained in Selective Functional Movement Assessment and Functional Movement Screening which is utilized with many recreational and professional golfers. He has worked with both the casual and professional golfer. Matt enjoys incorporating a range of individualized treatment techniques including hands-on manual therapy to help people meet their goals. He currently is treating patients are our North Meridian location.

Email Matt Zaudtke: mzaudtke@bodyonept.com