Our Specialties: Cyclist Biomechanical Analysis

Positioning and biomechanical analysis of the cyclist on a cyclo-trainer
Cyclist posture and bike fit

Offer yourself the expertise of our physiotherapists for positioning and biomechanical analysis. You’ll just have to bring your bike and we’ll take the time to get on our bike trainer. This allows us to analyze your biomechanics as well as your positioning on our bike. We have all the necessary tools to make adjustments to your bike. All in association with the musculosqueletal evaluation of our physiotherapists.

Your physiotherapist will take the time to:

  1. Evaluate your body
  2. Analyze and adjust your bike
  3. Identify and repair your biomechanical defects

Discover the expertise of our physiotherapists!

 

      

 

When should you see a physiotherapist who is an expert in cyclist biomechanics?

  • You would like to improve your cycling performance.
  • You would like to be more comfortable on your bike.
  • You would like to prevent injuries retated to your cycling.
  • The practice of cycling for a long time causes you pain and discomfort.
  • Cycling causes numbness in your hands and/or feet.

THE INTERVENTION OF THE PHYSIOTHERAPIST EXPERT IN CYCLING BIOMECHANICAL ANALYSIS

The physiotherapist’s intervention consists of 3 stages:

  • A complete and comprehensive assessment of the biomechanics of your body:
    • Assessment of mobility, stability and coordination of joints involved in cycling.
    • Exercise program to restore the ideal pattern of movement to optimize cycling.
  • Cycling positioning:
    • Mechanical adjustment of the saddle, wedges and handlebars to harmonize your bike to your body based on the elements found during the assessment of the physiotherapist.
  • An analysis of the biomechanics of the cyclist:
    • Analyze your way of moving and cycling on your bike and postural recommendations in order to optimize your pedaling technique.

 

COMMONS DIAGNOSIS

  • Patello-femoral syndrome
  • Motor control coordination issues when pedaling
  • Sciatica, lumbar sprain and cervical sprain
  • Cervical radiculopathy and headaches
  • Guyon Canal Syndrome
  • Compression of the pudendal nerve
  • Orthopedic injury

 

COMMONS ADJUSTEMENTS

  • Repositioning centered calles
  • Adjusting the seat height
  • Fixed saddle recoil
  • Repositioning of the saddle level
  • Optimal alignment of the handlebar
  • Tips on the optimal length and tilt of the stem
  • Improved lower limb pedaling technique
  • Educatiion about posture and hand positioning on the handlebars