Sports Condition – Cycling

From extreme athletes to daily commuters, cyclists can experience a variety of injuries that are either acute or occur as a result of overuse or repetitive motions. The most common areas of the body to be affected by cycling injuries are the head, neck and back, upper extremity, knees, groin and buttock. Another common cycling injury is related to hip joint called iliotibial band tendonitis. Iliotibial band tendinitis is often referred to as Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome which becomes inflamed and causes pain.

Physiotherapy can help with Cycling condition by

  • Accessing and determining cause of the Cycling Injury
  • Pain management
  • Specific therapies such as Shockwave therapy to provide healing & restoration specific body part
  • Stretching and Strengthening exercise programs
  • Soft tissue manipulation
  • Sports therapy