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CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

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Physicians Dade City FL

Physicians practice medicine and promote human health through the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries. See below to find local physicians in Dade City that give access to patient care improvement, general internal medicine, general pediatrics, preventive medicine, as well as advice and content on patient's health status assessment.

Brookline Physical Therapy
(813) 501-3665
26837 Tanic Dr Suite 101
Wesley Chapel, FL
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Geriatrics, Lymphedema Program, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Care, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Women's Health, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Spring Hill Rehab & Lymphedema
(352) 686-4344
12587 Spring Hill Dr
Spring Hill, FL

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Select Physical Therapy - Westside
(850) 807-7754
7581 Highway 98 West
Pensacola, FL
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Certified Hand Therapist, Manual Therapy, McKenzie Certified Clinic, Neuro Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Select Physical Therapy - Coral Springs
(754) 816-2575
2804 N. University Dr.
Coral Springs, FL
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Select Physical Therapy - Miami Lakes
(305) 771-0408
15150 Bull Run Road
Miami Lakes, FL
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist, McKenzie Certified Clinic, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program

Select Physical Therapy - Zephyrhills
(813) 778-5933
6834 Medical View Ln
Zephyrhills, FL
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Fittin, Michael - Physiotherapy Associates Incorporated
(813) 909-1196
1942 Highland Oaks Blvd
Lutz, FL

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Premier Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine- Port St. Lucie
(772) 353-4317
1680 SE Lyngate Dr
Port St Lucie, FL
Promotion
Same Day Appointments Available!
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Orthopaedics Certified Specialist, Orthopedic Care, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Certified Specialist, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Gulf Coast Rehab and Wellness Center
(727) 502-6219
6250 Park Blvd.
Pinellas Park, FL
Promotion
$49/hour massage
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Select Physical Therapy - Key Largo
(786) 728-9414
100360 Overseas Highway
Key Largo, FL
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Manual Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

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Miscellaneous Medical Questions

 



Fatigue

Q.I recently rode Paris Brest Paris, perhaps you know about this ultimate 1200k endurance cycling event. I did not make it to the finish but did make it 1100k, in about 82 hours (which meant I had 8 hours to do 100k...) I was not dehydrated nor was my blood sugar low. I rode 26 hours before sleeping for 5 hours (good sleep) and then 22 more before 3.5 hours of sleep. The third day I felt good, riding at dusk I became very fatigued, disoriented, even hallucinated. I made it to a control, got 4 hours of sleep, thought all would be well. Started riding at 6 am, could not stay awake, tried napping by the side of the road, and I guess did not look like I was doing so well as someone called an ambulance. My blood pressure was OK, pulse was 45, slightly low for me. As I plan to do this and make it in 2007, any advice for legally dealing with this sort of fatigue? I tried caffeine, amazing how little caffeine does once one reaches this level. Does what happened to me indicate any condition or syndrome or lack of some nutrient? Is there a quick fix when one gets this (I know sleep... other than that) low?

A. The short answer is "no". I doubt there are any supplements that would prevent this from happening. Even when you eat just right, there is a limit related to your own physiology that reflects metabolism at the cell level. On another day, it might be a breeze and yet you would have done nothing differently as far as training. Good luck in 2007.

Avoiding the Flu

Q. I bike about 100 miles a week. With the upcoming flu/cold season, will altering my diet in any way prevent or reduce my chances of catching a cold/flu? If I get a cold/flu, will altering my diet in any way reduce the length of time I have a cold or flu? Will regular moderate exercise during the time I have a cold/flu reduce the the length of time I have a cold or flu, make it worse, or do nothing at all?

A. There is no evidence that diet supplements will reduce your chances of getting a viral URI or upper respiratory infection ("the flu"), although a regular, moderate exercise program does appear to provide some protection. If you do get a viral URI, zinc lozenges will cut down the duration of symptoms. During the early phase - when you are having aches, chills, and perhaps a fever - it is best to back off on your training or riding program. There has been suggestive evidence that continuing to push during this time can lead to additional problems.

B12 Injections

Q.I am a competitive rider 46 Years old. Can you give any clarification on using large doses (3cc) at a time of B12. Are there proven benefits to this?

A.I believe any benefit would only be a placebo response. There is no physiology that would support this (unless you have pernicious anemia) not any scientific evidence.

Osteoporosis

Q.I have been told to exercise to avoid osteoporosis (which runs in my family). Will cycling do the trick?

A.We're discove...

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