Analysis of the causes of knee pain when cycling

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•Too high a carbon bike saddle can cause pain on the outside of the knee.

•A low bike saddle can cause pain in the inside of the knee.

•Heavy stepping can cause pain behind the kneecap, and the tenderness point is on the kneecap.

•Cycling can indeed cause very serious knee injuries, In short, it can be divided into the following categories:

When riding, try to use the pinion ratio to improve the stepping frequency. Don’t use the gear ratio too heavy. You must use light stepping. Start riding 10 kilometers with light teeth, with even force, and no excessive rest We don’t encourage riding uphill. If you can ride uphill, don’t force it. The cart is not a matter of falling off the chain. Please rest assured that the comrades in arms in front will wait for you and won’t fall behind you.

The main reason is that the riding posture is not correct. Avoid riding with the outer figure 8 or the inner figure 8.

If the bi is pulled too high and the legs are stretched too straight when pedaling, it is said that it will also cause knee injury.

•The pain in the inner thigh of the knee area is non-persistent. It is often found when changing the posture when sleeping or working for a long time. It is manifested as slight tingling. This is not a knee injury, but a strain of the medial thigh ligament. Most of the reasons are due to the incorrect riding posture itself. The most common is the external splayed leg of cycling.

•Most of this situation is not serious and does not affect the actual riding. Use the inner leg lock to correct the posture, and at least reduce the strength of KMS.

•Pain in the upper seam of the knee area, non-persistent, similar to 1, manifested as swelling or tingling. This situation is due to the strain of muscles and tendons caused by stepping on or shaking the bicycle vigorously, which is common after climbing the mountain and shaking continuously. You don’t need to care too much. Just pay attention to rest and reduce your strength.

•The cartilage tissue inside the knee is damaged. There is a sense of foreign body in the knee during exercise. There is swelling and pain when pressing the knee bone. The pain will be aggravated by shaking the knee bone back and forth, left and right.

•This is the real knee damage, which must be treated with physical adjuvant therapy, and no large-scale activities shall be carried out for a while. Hiking and mountaineering are more prone to such problems, and cycling seems to be OK.

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