Rehab and Exercise Fundamentals

For those that have been reading a long time, it’s no surprise to see my interested in the fundamentals of rehab. I’m loving working with my patients at the moment. We have some great discussions. New patients these days will have almost always been on Google looking for the answer. Though I don’t think it’s

Structural or Functional? – Decreased ROM

There have been lots of AHA moments in my life and career. One was when I started looking at ROM as with Structural or Functional. What I mean by this is that when you are testing a joint or movement you need to differentiate between whether what you are seeing is as a result of

Bike Fit Course – Day 1

I’ve been looking forward to this Bike Fit course for ages. Like most mad keen cyclists, I’ve played around with my position on the bike a fair bit. I have to say, without any great success. I think I’ve really just got the bike fairly close to a good position, then adapted to it! By

The Bullies and the Bullied – Part 2

Last time we started talking about the bullies and the bullied.  In part 1 I talked about the bullies of the body and why they are so powerful.  Today we will look at the ‘bullied’ areas of the body. As I see it the bullies are the: Hips Feet Thoracic Spine and the bullied are

The Bullies and the Bullied

Having talked about the thoracic and stiff hips in cycling recently, it got me thinking about the bullies and the bullied of the body.  I usually don’t like to generalise too much, however, there are definitely areas of the body that hold a lot of power and areas that are more prone to suffering symptoms.

Increasing Hip Mobility

If you’ve been fowling this littles series on Hip Mobility in Cycling, then you’ll know the last post was on Assessing Hip Mobility. Now we have covered that and you have assessed for the root cause, we now need some strategies to help solve the hip mobility issues. Let’s have a little look at some

Assessing Hip Mobility

On Monday, we looked at Hip Mobility in Cycling. It’s certainly an interesting thing to look at as it can have many causes and like almost anything else, does not have a single solution. Today, we’ll have a look at assessing off weight bearing and a 3D on weight bearing assessment. Off Weight Bearing Clearly,

Hip Mobility in Cycling

it may seem logical that in cycling the place to look is in the sagittal plane, those who have been reading my blogs a long time will know, that may be a mistake too! Most commonly, a severe