Alternative and unusual therapies to treat cycling injuries: Cure or con?

Many cyclists are resorting to offbeat, unproven therapies in a bid to recover from injuries. Are they being cured or conned? Cycling Weekly investigates

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Words: Dr Nick Tiller

Injuries are part and parcel of training and racing. Whether you’re a pro rider or weekend warrior, picking up an injury can mean weeks on the sidelines as your hard-earned fitness deteriorates. In the worst-case scenario, for a pro, livelihood and even career can be put in jeopardy.

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