About The Deal
Dr. Derek Hagen of Hagen Movement Institute and also a certified Medical TPI (Titleist Performance Institute) has agreed to join Go Golf U.S. this season. The first assessment will evaluate a player’s physical readiness using TPI’s physical assessment screen. Using specific movement assessment screens we will pinpoint the exact cause of a player’s musculoskeletal dysfunction and restore proper motor control. Our users will receive $50 off the assessment!
About Dr. Derek Hagen
As a Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) certified professional, Dr. Derek Hagen from Hagen Movement Institute first completes a physical movement screen. The assessments that are gathered from this can then be linked to common swing characteristics that are then observed. A treatment plan is then developed based on your medical/physical history, physical movement screen, and swing assessment with video analysis. This gives you a unique opportunity to have a movement specialist help you improve the efficiency of your golf swing!
Dr. Hagen is a certified Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) professional in the Rochester area. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Marshall University and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Wheeling Jesuit University. After spending 2 years as a lead Physical Therapist at an outpatient clinic in the Columbus, OH area, he came to upstate NY as the Director of Physical Therapy at a local sports medicine clinic. Among attending numerous continuing education seminars regarding various common practices and human conditions, he also has a special interest in sports as a former D1 college baseball player and lifetime golf and hockey player. He has a personal interest in health and wellness completing numerous Tough Mudders, Half Marathons, and 5K’s.
Dr. Hagen has also been an adjunct faculty member at Nazareth College as a clinical instructor in the on-campus orthopedic clinic for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program and as a lab instructor for Human Anatomy & Physiology for the Biology Department. He started his own business, Hagen Movement Institute, in order to help people achieve their goals more effectively and improve their performance in numerous sports and activities.
Dr. Hagen is certified through Titleist Performance Institute, is a Champion Performance Specialist, and is a Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist. His emphasis in all aspects of his career has been rooted in the fact that everyone is unique and has aged differently. Therefore, there’s not one “right” way to approach an exercise, activity, or golf swing! A comprehensive, individualized assessment followed by a personalized treatment plan is essential in achieving the goals that you have set for yourself.
Dr. Hagen’s model of partnering with your golf professional, coach, fitness instructor, and/or other medical professionals allows for a collaborative environment that can improve your performance as well as relieve you from discomfort you may be having. Once you work with Dr. Hagen, he is always available to answer your questions regarding your treatments, exercises, and/or changes to your plan.
Let’s Get Moving!