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Golf Injuries

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Sanj Kakar explains how injuries can happen in the game of golf. To listen, click the link below. Golf Injury

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Stretching for Golf

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Sanj Kakar explains how stretching can help golfers avoid injury. To listen, click the link below. Golf Injury Stretching

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Hand and Wrist Injuries From Golf

While it's not a contact sport, in this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Sanj Kakar tell us that injuries are still part of the game. To listen, click the link below. Golf Hand and Wrist Injuries

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Treating Golf Wrist Pain

It's a non-contact sport, but in this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Sanj Kakar tells us you're still at risk of injury. To listen, click the link below. Treating Golf Wrist Pain

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Hitting The Links and Living Life to the Fullest after a Hemipelvectomy (pkg)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ythJR5jivj8 He was 41 years old with a great job and a loving family. Then doctors gave him the horrible news he had cancer.  To survive they would have to take his entire left leg and part of his pelvis. But Bob Anderson refused to let it stop him from [...]

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MAYO CLINIC MEDICAL EDGE RADIO

Is tendinitis the most common hand and wrist injury in golf? This Saturday orthopedic surgeon, Sanj Kakar, M.D., will be our guest expert on the show to discuss problems like thumb arthritis, wrist fractures, cysts and tumors that affect everyone, not just golfers! Listen Saturday 9-10 a.m. CDT http://radio.mayoclinic.org/ or on I Heart Radio [...]

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Take a 'Minute' to Check Your Golf Swing!

It may not be a contact sport, but injuries are still common in golf, particularly to the hand and wrist. How can you lower your risk and what do you do if a day on the links has you hurting? Reporter Dennis Douda and photographer Andy Shilts spent time with Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon and avid [...]

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Get A Grip On Golf Pain (pkg.)

According to the National Golf Foundation, more than 28 million Americans love to hit the links. However, after a day on the course, some may wonder if the links are hitting back. Wrist and hand injuries for golfers are common. Why? And what can you do about them? Here’s Dennis [...]

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