For Immediate Release: June 8, 2015
Eric Cardin, SCPT Executive Director, 508-389-9912
WESTBOROUGH_ After a harsh winter in Central Massachusetts, spring has been warmly welcomed by golfers eager to get out on the green. For those looking to improve their swing, a Fit for Golf™ assessment by South County Physical Therapy, Inc. (SCPT) may drive the solution.
“Progress in the game of golf requires a player to not only focus on the technical skills of the game but also to understand the limitations of their body,” explained SCPT Executive Director Eric Cardin. “Past injuries and improper mechanics can limit a player while causing unnecessary pain.”
SCPT developed Fit for Golf™, a specialized program that integrates assessment of the body’s biomechanics with the effects on a player’s swing, to help golfers improve their performance at any level.
“All of SCPT’s golf therapists complete Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) training, which ensures in-depth understanding of the body’s movements during a swing,” said SCPT CEO and Founder Cathy Hoover-Smith.
The Fit for Golf™ program begins with a thorough assessment of the golfer’s fitness. A physical assessment is completed to analyze any strength, structural, or flexibility issues that may alter the swing. Once the individual’s specific needs have been determined, a complete exercise program is introduced to target precise muscle groups. When players follow the individualized program, they can increase their strength, flexibility, power, and distance.
“Fit for Golf™ can be a game changer for golfers of all ages and all skill levels,” Cardin said. “Many individuals develop a love for the sport and continue to play it throughout their lives, passing their enthusiasm on to the next generation.”
Through the game of golf, SCPT is committed to making a difference – both on and off the green.
“Through sponsorship of Corridor Nine Chamber’s 29th Annual School to Business Partnership Golf Tournament on June 18th, SCPT is proud to support education in our community,” Hoover-Smith added. “This fundraising event generates grants for local schools and scholarship awards for local students each year. We appreciate this opportunity to connect with local business leaders through golf and make a difference for tomorrow’s young leaders.”
For 30 years, South County Physical Therapy, Inc. has been dedicated to providing its patients with quality, personalized rehabilitative care in an environment that is safe, comfortable and compassionate. As a privately owned company, the organization has given back to numerous charitable organizations in the communities it serves, and seeks to make a difference in promoting wellness and health awareness. The company offers six locations in Central Massachusetts that include: Auburn, Charlton, Millbury, Westborough (East Main Street and Oak Street) and Worcester. For more information, visit www.southcountypt.com.