Wrist and hand pain cycling

Wrist and hand pain cycling: causes, treatment and how to prevent

Hand and wrist pain from cycling can stem from various anatomical components like bones, muscles, nerves, tendons, ligaments, and blood vessels, along with symptoms include aching, throbbing, tingling, numbness, and in severe cases, loss of function in the affected hand or wrist. In a study by Professor Andre van der Walt from the University of […]

Groin pain cycling

Groin pain cycling: causes, treatment and how to prevent

Groin pain from biking can feel like a bruised groin or general crotch pain, often caused by the shape and position of the saddle, which impacts how the sit bones bear weight and interact with the bike. Groin pain from cycling often originates from the muscles and structures in the pelvic region, including the adductors, […]

Lower back pain cycling

Lower back pain cycling: common types, what causes, how to fix and avoid

Lower back pain from cycling is the most common discomfort among cyclists, along with the 6 most common types of pain caused by biking, including neck, back, hip, groin, hand, and knee pain. Common kinds of cycling lower back pain are pain in the middle or one-sided lower back, lower back muscle pains like hip, […]

Hip pain cycling

Hip pain cycling: causes, how to fix and preventions

Cycling hip pain refers to discomfort or soreness in the hip area resulting from activities like biking. The symptoms of hip pain from cycling include sharp, achy, or throbbing pain in the hip, sometimes radiating to the thigh or groin. Common types of cycling hip pain are impingement of the hip joint, which involves pain […]

Neck pain cycling

Neck pain cycling: common types, what causes and how to prevent

Cycling neck pain, or cervicalgia from biking, can be acute or chronic and is often caused by muscle strain at the base of the skull and the upper limbs due to a craned and hyperextended neck position while cycling. This cycling neck posture, combined with improper bike fit, places too much weight on the cervical […]

Cycling foot pain

Cycling foot pain: types, causes and how to prevent

Cycling foot pain can arise from stress or strain on foot bones, ligaments, tendons, and muscles, affecting areas like the top, bottom, sides, or edges of the foot, including the heel, toes, arch, or anywhere in between, due to the repetitive motions and pressure distribution unique to cycling. In a 2012 study by Paediatric Podiatrist […]

Cycling knee pain

Cycling knee pain: types, causes, how to prevent and treatment

Cycling knee pain is a discomfort or distress that occurs in various areas around the knee joint due to repetitive motion, pressure, and the biomechanical stresses related to cycling activities. What does cycling knee pain feel like: it might present as a sharp, stabbing pain, a consistent ache, or a throbbing sensation, potentially accompanied by […]