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Twelve helpful tips to prevent cycling injuries

Local therapist helps people keep moving

As cold winter months give way to prime bicycling weather, USA Cycling anticipates more than 70,000 Americans will take to roadways and pathways by bike this year. In fact, the number of cyclists has increased by 67 percent over the last decade.
With the increase in people on bikes, comes an increase in cycling-related injuries, including cervical and upper back pain; low back pain; strains and sprains of the calf muscles; Achilles and Patella tendinitis; and strains of the quadriceps and hamstring muscles.
“Cycling requires dynamic bursts of strength and speed, which sometimes can throw the body out of ...

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