Category Archives: Lower Back Pain

TIPS ON LOWER BACK PAIN AND HAMSTRING STRETCHES

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  TIPS ON LOWER BACK PAIN AND HAMSTRING STRETCHES Many cyclists struggle with lower back pain when cycling.  This can be due to incorrect bike setup or size. Tight Hamstrings or weak lower back stabilisers relative to Hamstring strength can also be the reason:  see http://physioactive.co.za/lower-back-pain-cycling/  . A good physiotherapist will be able to establish […]

LOWER BACK PAIN AND CYCLING

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Does your back ache when you cycle? Lower back pain is a common problem experienced by cyclists, with over 40% of cyclists experiencing cycling related lower back pain. The sustained flexed posture that cyclists maintain during cycling may create increased strain on the lower back contributing to the development of LBP. This does not mean […]