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Beth  Puliti

Stretching For Mountain Bikers: 101

By April 30, 2014

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I read a medical cartoon once in which the doctor's thought bubble read, "You've suffered a contusion to the soft tissue below the fourth thoracic vertebrae, exacerbating the proximal sternum." The bottom of the drawing said, "Translation: 'You have a bruised rib.'"

This is exactly how I feel sometimes after a visit to the doctor. And judging by this comic strip, I can't be the only one.

Two-time "Sports Physician of the Year" Rob Pomahac, DC, recently spoke to About.com in layman's terms. Learn--and understand--what to stretch and how to stretch it in this article.

Photo credit: İBeth Puliti


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