Bike Injury and Pain: How to Diagnose and Fix
1] Chicken neck is when the head is forward of the shoulders and chest
 By strengthening the back muscle this will pull back the head so it is in a more balanced position. This is best done initially with a qualified pilates instructor, physical therapist or chiropractor
 Ergon hand grips are one choice
 The pronater Teres is a muscle in the upper forearm which has been shown to be the site were the median nerve gets squashed 91% of the time, most people diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome have this squeezing of the median nerve by the pronater teres muscle not the carpal tunnel
 Active Release Techniques® is the gold standard in soft tissue treatment. It is done primarily by chiropractors and physical therapists. The goal is to break up adhesions/scar tissue in all soft tissues. Soft tissues include muscles, ligaments, tendons, joint capsules, nerve sheaths and fascia. The breaking up of the scar tissue/adhesions will increase strength, flexibility, range of motion and this will decrease pain.
 The seat should be adjusted so that when your foot is at at the bottom on the stroke there is a slight bend in the knee and your pelvis is not wobbling.
 Iliotibial band (ITB) is a band of fascia that runs down the side of the upper leg (femur) over your pants seam. It controls the knee cap alignment and mechanics of the knee joint.
 The patella tendon connects the knee cap to lower leg bone(tibia)
 Releasing of the Tissue is best accomplish using Active Release Techniques® you can also release the ITB and with a foam roller and the feet with a golf ball
 Of the shelf supports from companies like super feet and sole are great first choices. If these do not help then have a chiropractor or podiatrist make you a custom pair.
 Posting is putting a wedge under the inside or outside of the foot so that the forces are shifted.