Dr. Jeff Smeaton is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University and Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto. After graduating, he gained additional certifications in Graston Technique, Active Release Technique, Medical Acupuncture and is certified in other functional assessment techniques. He is a Golf Medical Professional (Titleist Performance Institute) and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).
He has experience working with professional golfers, NCAA players and competitive juniors. He also has a lot of experience helping recreational golfers become injury free and feel better while they play. Jeff will help you become and stay injury free by creating an individualized treatment or training plan tailored to your specific needs that will progress with you as your needs evolve. Through treatment, exercise, and education, he will take you from becoming pain free and progress you to performing better. Jeff has been involved in many sports throughout his life. He played football at Laurier for 5 years and finished his CIS career with the 2005 Vanier Cup Championship. He now enjoys keeping active golfing and spending time with his wife and two daughters.
At RISE we offer a variety of treatment techniques to help you become pain-free and address the underlying issues that created the problem. We don’t know what treatment techniques will work best until we know what the problem is. Once we have done an assessment, we will know what tissue is injured and why that tissue is injured so we can create a treatment plan to address the pain and fix the underlying issues that are causing the pain. Treatment techniques we may use are:
Commonly Helped Conditions
To get truly effective results improving your golf game like developing more distance, control, and consistency, you need to understand the golf swing. Every golfer will have unique needs that must be addressed when designing a program. Safe, efficient and powerful swing mechanics are created through a combination of factors such as:
-Pelvic Coordination and Mobility.
-Rotational and Linear Power development with the lower body.
-Core stability to allow efficent transfer of energy to the arms and club head.
Understanding the mechanics of the golf swing is critical to building a golf-specific strength and conditioning program. At RISE we believe that the most effective program development must focus on creating proper movement then developing the specific needs listed above.
Our programming will focus on your specific needs and may include: