How To Boost Recovery From A Cycling Injury

As a rider-owned company, Bicycle Broker’s team is made up of avid bike enthusiasts. We’ve traveled for mountain bike races, worked with professional riders, and attended many major cycling events. 

We know firsthand what it’s like not to have comprehensive options for cycling injuries. This sparked our goal of bridging cyclists to the best and latest professional care they can get. 

If you’re recovering from a bike accident and want to get back on the saddle ASAP… Read on to see why Physiotherapy might just be what you need to have a quick recovery.  



What is Physiotherapy? 

Physiotherapy is a treatment that may help you maintain and recover your mobility, general health, fitness, and well-being. Physiotherapists can treat various conditions affecting your musculoskeletal system through physical rehabilitation, education, and injury prevention methods. 


Is Physiotherapy effective for cycling injuries? 

Physiotherapy may treat many injuries (and even post-surgical recoveries) affecting your function and strength. Depending on your needs, you can find a range of Physiotherapists specializing in sports, geriatric, neurological treatments, and more. 

You can see a sports physiotherapist trained in Cyclist Physiotherapy for cycling injuries. They may aid in the following aspects: 

  • Enhancing cycling performance
  • Preventing cycling injuries (also called pre-habilitation)
  • Rehabilitating or recovering quickly from injuries

How you can get started on Cyclist Physiotherapy 

Do you have a cycling-related injury and want to know what you can do to rehab while staying on the bike? 

Meet Aaron Dobie, a cycling-specific Sports Physiotherapist from Vancouver, BC, with over 10 years of elite racing experience. 

Since 2018, Aaron has worked on the UCI World Cup MTB circuit as a team Physiotherapist. He is also the performance coach for many top-level mountain and road bike athletes.

Aaron co-founded InReach Online Physiotherapy, which makes high-quality services accessible to more people. InReach also has a team of specialized Physiotherapists, so you get bespoke treatment based on your injury or goals.


Steps to get a consult with InReach Online Physiotherapy 


Step 1: Book an initial assessment through a video call. 

This includes understanding your personal and physical history and the limitations of your injury. The objective assessment includes watching your movement and completing special tests to rule in or rule out a possible trigger.


Step 2: Get your specialized treatment plan. 

Treatments include education and exercise therapy to get you back to your normal. Physiotherapy is an active treatment where the therapist often gives you the tools to heal. It is then up to you to use them to their best potential.

All InReach Physiotherapists are registered, and can directly bill most extended health coverage (Pacific Blue Cross, Manulife, etc.) providers. InReach also offers a 100% money-back guarantee. 


Does your policy include Physiotherapy? 

At Bicycle Broker, we are at the forefront of providing the most advanced and cost-efficient bike insurance. We can help you check if your policy includes Physiotherapy and if your coverage is optimized for your utmost safety and protection. 

And while you’re at it, sign up for BC Cycling Coalition to join the conversation on bike safety and roadways.

Happy riding! 

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