Posts tagged Low Back Pain
BE's Top 3 Cycling Injuries and Their Causes (Part 2)

by Dr. Jen Moehring-Schmidt, PT, DPT, OCS

Lower Back Discomfort

Perhaps the second most common complaint in cycling is lower back pain.  Many of our daily habits, such as sitting for eight or more hours a day, can compromise the correct position of the lumbar spine. Similarly, cycling places the lumbar spine in a forwardly—or flexed posture—and therefore can add stress to the ligaments, discs, muscles and vertebrae that encompass the lumbar spine.  

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