On May 10, the Velo Sports Rehab team had the opportunity to treat athletes at the 2014 Tour de Cure Seattle. The finish line was in beautiful Chateau Ste. Michelle in Woodinville, WA. The event included 4 distances: 25 mile, 40 miles, 70 miles, and 100 miles.
The riders we treated were in great spirits and very appreciative of our services. We treated some injuries that had occurred during the race and many injuries that athletes described as “nagging” or “ongoing.” A lot of athletes were just sore from the race.
Many of the chronic issues we saw could be improved with professional bike fitting and foam roller use, which I’ll explain below. [Read more…]