5 Things Cyclists Need To Know About Bicycle Seat Neuropathy
Cycling is a fun hobby and a good way to stay in shape, but spending a lot of time on your bike can lead to injuries. The pressure of your body against your seat can lead to nerve injuries such as bicycle seat neuropathy, also known as pudendal nerve entrapment. Here are five things you need to know about this painful cycling injury. How does cycling cause this injury? When you sit on a hard, narrow bike seat, your pudendal nerve, a nerve within your pelvis, can be compressed by the weight of your body against the seat.