In this episode, Craig is joined by Kevin Schmidt, owner of Pedal PT located in Portland, Oregon. Kevin is the bike PT guru, seriously he is an expert when it comes bike-friendly physical therapy. Kevin specializes in bike fitting and the clinical management of all types of cyclists on and off the bike. Not only is he an expert when it comes to this niche, but he a serious rider himself and lives and breathes biking. Topics from this discussion include how to get into biking PT, the secrets and basics of bike fitting, tips with treating bikers, common issues you'll see with bikers and their set-up, and considerations when it comes to managing recreation vs. performance bikers.
Since 2007, Kevin has dedicated himself 100% to living the 'bike life' and has not driven a car to a workday in over 12 years. He Founded Pedal PT in 2012 in Portland, Oregon, which became America's very first Physical Therapy clinic ever to be certified as a 'Gold-Level' Bike Friendly Business from the League of American Cyclists. In his pursuit of ‘Bike Friendly Physical Therapy” Kevin has written and been featured in numerous articles and speaking events on Bike Fit and managing the cycling population, and is also the creator of the ‘Pedal PT Online Academy’, and “The Portlander” Bike Fit training stand. Kevin lives in southeast Portland, OR with his amazing wife Teasha, and 2 kids, ages 10 and 12.
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Guests: Kevin Schmidt, PT, MSPT, CMP, Bike Friendly Physio
Kevin's Pedal PT Academy: https://pedal-pt.mykajabi.com
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