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Thwarting Overuse Injuries

By January 30, 2013

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An overuse injury is an injury that occurs due to repetitive use. By nature, mountain biking's repetitive actions put riders at risk for this type of injury.

How can you decrease your chance of becoming injured? Education is key.

About.com spoke with physical therapist Jill Murphy and orthopaedic surgeon Alexis Colvin, MD, about treatment and prevention options for overuse injuries in cyclists.

Read on to reduce your risk of overuse injury.

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Comments
February 13, 2013 at 7:56 am
(1) Irving says:

Great article. I was going to do a facebook like but I could not find that module
anywhere to click on it. I’m using Safari…. isn’t that possible to do that in this browser?

Ah well, just thought you ought to know.

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