bike75.gif (2872 bytes)
CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

"Knowledge is the key to improving your cycling performance."

- CPT mission statement -

Physicians Grants Pass OR

Physicians practice medicine and promote human health through the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries. See below to find local physicians in Grants Pass 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.

Robert Thurston Bents
(541) 472-0603
702 Ramsey Ave
Grants Pass, OR
Specialty
Sports Medicine

Data Provided By:
Oregon Spine and Physical Therapy
(541) 844-7072
560 Country Club Pkwy
Eugene, OR
Promotion
The best compliment we can receive is having our patients refer friends and family. To say thank you, refer a friend and we will send you a gift card.
Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Manual Therapy, McKenzie Certified Clinic, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Jackson County Physical Therapy
(541) 708-5322
158 W. Main St.
Eagle Point, OR
Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, Cardiopulmonary, Certified Functional Manual Therapist, Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Geriatrics, Graston Certified Clinic, Lymphedema Program, 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, Women's Health, Workers Comp/Rehab

Mountain View Physical Therapy - Tower Center
(541) 249-7010
1735 Washburn Way
Klamath Falls , OR
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 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Manual Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Women's Health, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Preferred Physical Therapy
(971) 832-7233
18050 SE McLoughlin Blvd
Milwaukie, OR
Promotion
Call now for a free 15 minute initial evaluation within 24 hours of your call to us!
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Geriatrics, Lymphedema Program, Manual Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Peter Bogard
(541) 471-4930
700 Ramsey Ave
Grants Pass, OR
Specialty
Emergency Medicine, Sports Medicine

Data Provided By:
Keizer Physical Therapy
(503) 967-7106
4953 River Rd N
Keizer, OR
Hours
Monday 5:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 5:15 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 5:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 5:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 5:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Care, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Jackson County Physical Therapy
(541) 646-7671
36 Hawthorne St
Medford, OR
Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, Cardiopulmonary, Certified Functional Manual Therapist, Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Geriatrics, Graston Certified Clinic, Lymphedema Program, 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, Women's Health, Workers Comp/Rehab

Jackson County Physical Therapy
(541) 708-5208
370 E. Hersey St
Ashland, OR
Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Cardiopulmonary, Certified Functional Manual Therapist, Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Geriatrics, Graston Certified Clinic, Lymphedema Program, 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, Women's Health, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Mountain View Physical Therapy - Campus Hill
(541) 730-4545
2301 Mountain View Blvd.,
Klamath Falls , OR
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Certified Hand Therapist, Manual Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from CYCLING PERFORMANCE TIPS

Performance Quiz | Appendix | Index/Glossary | Site Map | Contact