The knee that tends to take the most torsional loading is the lead knee in the golf swing. The most famous golfer in the world (Tiger Woods) can testify to the stress knees can undergo in the swing. During his career he has undergone ACL reconstruction and suffered stress fractures to his left knee.
In this article we identify three simple tips which will really help off load your lower back.
Three key fundamentals to reduce compression forces on the low back are good posture and set up, using legs effectively and finishing swing in a neutral spinal position. Let us expand on these three points below.