About theclimbingdoctor

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

Next Level Injury Prevention

As climbing becomes larger and more popular, climbing injuries will become more and more prevalent not only among the veterans, but also among newcomers. A simple google search will find hundreds of strengthening and stretching programs promising to bulletproof your shoulder, ankle, knee, etc…

By |2021-11-25T12:57:47-08:00May 6th, 2021|Guest Post|0 Comments

Climbing-Specific Body Tension

Body tension from a functional perspective can be described as a balance of generated internal forces from several muscle groups working in unison to meet or exceed external resistance (like gravity). Climbing-specific body tension is both an outcome of functional skill and strength.

By |2021-11-25T13:18:17-08:00May 21st, 2020|Guest Post|0 Comments

Pulley Protection Splint

This article will take you through a step-by-step process of how to fabricate a pulley protection splint for a rock climber with a grade II or III pulley sprain. The purpose of the article is to educate the climber as well as the medical practitioner on the details of constructing a pulley protection splint.

By |2021-11-25T13:34:03-08:00November 3rd, 2019|Rock Climbing Injury Tips|3 Comments

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