Congratulations to Karen Stevens who presented her poster at the ACPIN national conference in Northampton in March 2015.
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Cycling has become increasingly popular in the UK over the last 10 years due in part to the success of the British Cycling team in major competitions as well as British cyclists such as Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome winning the Tour de France. This year Yorkshire is holding the Tour de France Grand Depart and this will inevitably create interest and a surge in people taking up cycling.
If you are new to cycling then choosing a bike is ...
We often get patients that have been told by Consultants, G.P’s, osteopaths, Chiropractors and fellow Physiotherapists that they should be careful or even stop certain activities or sports following an injury. These words are very powerful and patients will more often than not stop their sport of choice and become more sedentary.
Commonly, I often find that this advice is given to runners who have had or are recovering from acute lower back pain, whatever the explanation given as to ...Continue Reading →
We have just started a series of presentations discussing common cycling injuries; how to prevent these occurring through a thorough bike fit, as well as introducing the benefits of using a Wattbike for ongoing training or occasional specific fitness testing.
The repetitive nature of cycling has the potential to cause problems. When observing the statistics, competitive cyclists average up to 5,000 pedalling revolutions an hour, between 10-150 miles each session and up to 20,000 miles a year. It is therefore easy ...Continue Reading →