Here are some smart folks who have smart things to say.  They are regular contributors on bikehealth.org.

Dana Kotler, M.D.

dana2Dana Kotler is a board certified physician in PM&R with fellowship training in Sports Medicine.  She holds a B.A. in Biology (Hon.) and Dance Performance from Oberlin College, a comprehensive certification in the Pilates Method from Power Pilates, and an M.D. from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  She completed a preliminary year in Internal Medicine at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, and a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago/Northwestern University.  She completed her Sports Medicine fellowship at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital/Harvard Medical School in 2014.  She is an attending physician at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, and a Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School.  Her current interests are in injury prevention and anatomy education for dancers and athletes, cycling medicine, the mind-body connection, as well as the role of the core training and the Pilates Method in the treatment of back pain.

She has been a guest lecturer and presenter in the Theater and Dance Department at Oberlin College, and national meetings including the Association of Academic Physiatrists, the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science.  She is a former instructor for Power Pilates in NY as well as former owner/director of Happy Now Flat Belly, in Williamsburg Brooklyn.  Formerly a dancer, she has collaborated with numerous artists, and created several movement-based short films, which can be seen on her website.  Her most recent short film, #bikewinter, premiered at the Bicycle Film Festival in NY in June 2013. She has raced (and been off the back repeatedly) in road, track, and cyclocross for XXX Racing-Athletico, Harvard University Cycling Association, and currently races with Ashton-Greycork Cycling.

Greg Robidoux, P.T.

Greg is a Physical Therapist and founder of The Cycling PT, a cycling-centric physical therapy clinic.  Greg has been practicing physical therapy in out-patient orthopedic settings for 14 years. He has been working with cyclists performing bike fitting and treating cycling-related injuries for more than 8 years.

Greg first started cycling over 10 years ago as a cross training activity from marathon running.  He has competed in road, TT, cyclocross, and mountain biking locally and as far abroad as Pakistan. He works with the community, bike shops and custom bike builders throughout New England, promoting cycling and the importance of bike fitting to reduce injury, improve performance, and increase comfort on the bike.

Additionally, Greg is Director of Curriculum for the Serotta International Cycling Institute. He is a Serotta Certified Advanced Bicycle Fitter and a USAC Level III Cycling Coach.

Saurabha Bhatnagar, M.D.

saurabha-jerseySaurabha is a board-certified physician in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) with fellowship training in Traumatic Brain Injury/Neuro Rehab.  He is the associate program director for the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital/Harvard Medical School PM&R residency, and an attending physician at the VA Medical Center in Boston.  He is relatively new to cycling, newer to clipless pedals, and very excited for cyclocross.

Rick LaCour

Rick races for XXX Racing-Athletico in Chicago and takes lots of photographs.