Saddle Stress: A Female Cyclist’s Guide to Saddle Fitting

2018-08-03T21:56:41-04:00May 24th, 2018|Physical Therapy, Women's Health, Pelvic Floor, Cyclists|

I spend a lot of my time around cyclists, and the most common complaint I hear from my friends, clients, and patients is saddle pain. Some have given in, resigning themselves to a life of painful riding because they were once told to “suck it up, because all saddles are painful”. Some have significantly reduced how much they ride, or stopped riding entirely. For women getting back on the bike after having a baby, or trying to start cycling for [...]

The Importance of Play

2020-04-07T11:31:50-04:00January 18th, 2018|Sports Medicine, Pelvic Floor, Wellness, Performance Enhancement, Physical Therapy, Physical Therapists, Information|

Chloe Murdock PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS We’re two weeks into January, and gyms are bursting with people eager to keep their New Year’s resolutions. But how many of these people will be so zealously hammering away on the Stair Master in July? Becoming and staying active is very hard in our sedentary society, often because it becomes just another task on our “To Do” list. Adding one hour of exercise per day can cut into our social lives and time [...]

Hit the Weights this Winter!

2020-04-07T11:34:37-04:00November 1st, 2017|Information, Sports Medicine, Performance Enhancement, Physical Therapy, Physical Therapists|

(Strength Coach Jonathan Meade, exercise: deadlift) Hit the Weights this Winter to Boost Your Cycling Performance Next Season! The 2017 cycling season is winding down, and as the days grow shorter many cyclists unfortunately resign themselves to the trainer or the couch. Cold dark mornings and early sunsets do not lend themselves to weekday rides, and many cyclists lose fitness and gain weight over the winter months. Adding strength training in the off-season is an excellent way for cyclists to avoid [...]

The Role of Physical Therapy in the Injury Management of Cyclists

2018-12-03T21:13:24-05:00July 21st, 2015|Physical Therapy, Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine, Cyclists|

With the Silver Comet Trail in our backyard, the Atlanta Beltline making plans to connect, and bike friendly areas north of the city, there has been an influx of recreational and avid cyclists in the Atlanta Metro Area.  Organizations like the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition and the PATH Foundation have made strides to increase mileage of bike lanes in the city as well as off-road trail availability. As the number of bicyclists has grown, so has the incidence of injuries due [...]

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