About The Climbing Doctor

The Climbing Doctor is passionate about preventing injuries and improving performance for all climbers.

S1, E4: AC Joint Sprain Climbing Rehab – Jonathan Siegrist

In this podcast The Climbing Doctor interviews Arc'Teryx athlete Jonathan Siegrist about his experience with injuring and rehabilitating his Grade III AC joint rock climbing. This interview occurred in 2020, 5 weeks after Jonathan had a grade III AC sprain. After diligent therapy and several months, Jonathan returned to full strength climbing. He [...]

By |2023-04-03T09:33:37-07:00April 5th, 2023|Interview|0 Comments

S1, E3: Train For Climbing Smarter Not Harder – Steve Bechtel

In this episode The Climbing Doctor interviews Steve Bechtel on all topics related to climbing and injuries. They go deep on training mistakes that are common with climbers, training exercises, power exercises for climbing performance, climbing assessments, inside elbow pain, and how to warm-up the hands and fingers for climbing.  Steve is the [...]

By |2023-03-20T12:20:43-07:00March 5th, 2023|Interview|0 Comments

Why Do You Have Stiff Shoulders Climbing

This article will focus on why rock climbers have stiff shoulders. While analyzing the climbers’ neck and shoulder pain during a clinical exam, immobility assessment is a key component. Muscle Length Joint Mobility Range of Motion Pec Major Humeral AP Glide Shoulder Flexion Pec Minor Humeral Inferior Glide Shoulder Abduction Latissimus [...]

By |2023-05-15T21:53:41-07:00April 15th, 2023|Climbing Lectures, Shoulder/Neck|0 Comments
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