Biking, Injuries in

Cycling injuries occur as a result of riding a bicycle. This entry will focus on the most common causes of cycling-related injuries, along with some treatment options and recommendations to eliminate pain. The role of bike fit, the changing of a bicycle's positioning to accommodate the rider's posture, will be addressed when appropriate. Pain is the primary restriction to enjoyment of bicycling, and the prevention and rehabilitation of injuries causing pain are important aspects of sports medicine.

Road Rash

“Road rash,” or abrasion, occurs when skin comes in contact with ...

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