Bike Fitting with Pain and Injury in Mind
A Personal Message From Dr. Ross Gentry
If you’ve answered “Yes” to any of these inquiries, you’ve come to the right place!
Many dismiss pain while cycling, assuming it will naturally resolve itself. If you find yourself experiencing these thoughts, rest assured that you are not alone, as we frequently encounter such situations in our clinic.
If you want to get back on the bike, you need to do something about it.
Before Seeking Treatment At Be Ready Performance Therapy, Numerous Triathletes And Cyclists Grappling With Pain Often Receive The Following Advice:
The Reality Concerning Cycling Is:
"We Specialize In Assisting Cyclists, Triathletes & Active Adults In The Tennessee Area To Overcome Injuries, Enhance Their Strength, And Avoid Unnecessary Time Off—All Without Relying On Medications, Injections, Or Surgery."
Perhaps You Have Attempted Some Of These Treatments For Your Pain while Cycling, Only To Discover That They Do Not Provide The Desired Results:
Selecting the right healthcare provider is crucial when addressing a significant issue like knee pain and stiffness.
Failure to do so could result in unnecessary and potentially dangerous treatment. Opting for the “least invasive” and most natural treatment approach is essential in keeping you on track.
To achieve this, it is crucial to not merely treat the pain but to have a provider committed to understanding the underlying cause.
This is when you can discover a permanent solution to your cycling and triathlon problems.
Our Approach To Your Well-Being Is Centered Around A Hands-On Methodology, Using Our Be Ready Performance Therapy 3-Step Method.
STEP 1: Find The Real Cause Of Your Pain
We’ll take you through a comprehensive biomechanical assessment and identify the cause of your problem. Then we’ll explain what must be done to get you back to full speed and back to the activities you enjoy.We’ll take you through a comprehensive biomechanical cycling assessment and identify the cause of your problem. Then we’ll explain what must be done to get you back to full speed and back in the saddle.
We’ll assess things like:
- Cleat Position
- Saddle Height/Fore/Aft/Tilt
- Head Tube Height
- Stem Length & Angle
- Lever Positioning
- Muscle Balance
- Strength Balance
- How these factors contribute to pain or performance deficit
STEP 2: Fix Your Problem Areas
We’ll not only adjust your bike to fit your body, but if necessary we’ll also develop a treatment plan tailored specifically to you and your goals. This will ultimately allow us to get you stronger, pain-free, and on track to reach your goals more effectively and efficiently.
STEP 3: Reach Peak Performance
Once we get you back to exercising pain-free, we’ll implement strategies to get you performing at an even higher level than you were before your injury. We’ll also implement strategies to “bulletproof” your body to decrease the likelihood of future injuries.
Get back on the bike!
Our most successful clients possess the drive and determination to reclaim their active lifestyles, even if they feel stuck at present!
You no longer have to sacrifice the activities you love due to issues that can be resolved.
Let’s arrange a time to discuss how to rediscover your true self again.
Dr. Ross Gentry