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Injury Prevention On & Off The Bike
March 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for an informative talk about how to extend your riding lifestyle by optimizing your riding position and what sport-specific stretches and strengthening activities you should add to your routine.
Topics we’ll cover:
-Key metrics used in bike fitting.
-How an improperly fitted bike can affect bike handling and lead to repetitive use injuries.
-Common complaints from riders on a poorly fitting bike and possible solutions.
-Common repetitive use injuries and how to address them on and off the bike.
-Open Q&A session at the end of the presentation.
Jeff Waldberg, PT, MOMT
Physical Therapy degree 1980
Masters Orthopedic Manual Therapy (residency program) 1991-1993
Owner of Ortho Pro Physical Therapy in Oak Park/Westlake Village since 1988.
Specializing in Orthopedic & Sports injuries.
Runner since 1973, Road cyclist since 1981, Mountain biker since 1994.
“I’ve been working with running injuries since 1985 – using video to analyze mechanics, change form and optimize performance. I began working with cyclists, (starting with triathletes) since 2010 with emphasis on flexibility and strength in order to reduce injury and optimize efficiency.”
Vincent Gest, CP BOCO
Certified Bike Fitter
BS Health Science
AAS Sports Medicine
Owner of JRA Bikes & Brew
Former Owner Prosthetic & Orthotic Group of Ventura County.
20 years of clinical experience in the field of orthopedics specializing in human locomotion, biomechanics, pathomechanics, and musculoskeletal injuries.
10 years as a strength and conditioning specialist with certifications from American College of Sports Medicine and American Council on Exercise.
Former competitive mountain bike racer in Cross Country, Downhill, and Endurance categories, as well as a variety of road events. Specializing in clinical based bike fittings tailored to the individual’s unique needs.