Our Expertise: 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. Bring your bike and we’ll set you up on the bike trainer. This allows us to analyze your biomechanics and positioning while on your bike. We have all the tools to make the necessary adjustments to your bike. All this in relation with your musculoskeletal evaluation performed by one 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 deficits

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 related to your cycling.
  • 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 movement patterns, cycling on your bike, and postural recommendations in order to optimize your pedalling technique.

 

COMMON DIAGNOSES

  • 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

 

COMMON ADJUSTMENTS

  • Repositioning centered cleats
  • Adjusting the seat height
  • Fixing 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
  • Education about posture and hand positioning on the handlebars

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