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

Balanced Climbing Shoulders

Balanced Climbing Shoulders By Tanya Anne Mackenzie PhD (Specialist shoulder and elbow physiotherapist) Balanced muscles around the shoulder are essential for climbing efficiency as well as to avoid uneven tension around the joint. Imbalance in muscles around joints leads to increased strain and stress in the soft tissues and can ultimately lead to [...]

By |2017-03-16T19:56:00+00:00February 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Eva Lopez Rock Climbing Injury Prevention Interview Part 2 of 2

I had the opportunity to pick Eva Lopez's brain on her thoughts on preventing climbing injury. Eva has an amazing wealth of knowledge on training for climbing and preventing injury. She hosts an information packed blog at: http://en-eva-lopez.blogspot.com/ Check out part 2 of 2 of the interview below. It is an extremely detailed look ant [...]

By |2016-11-01T18:08:47+00:00August 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

The Ultimate Climber is Translated to Russian

The Climbing Doctor's first book "The Ultimate Climber" has just been translated into Russian. This will be an enormous benefit for the Russian speaking climbing community as now they will have access to the most current research based methods on preventing injury. Andrey Shunko was instrumental in this translation and did a wonderful job with the [...]

By |2016-11-01T18:08:47+00:00July 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Eva Lopez Rock Climbing Injury Prevention Interview Part 1 of 2

I had the opportunity to pick Eva Lopez's brain on her thoughts on preventing climbing injury. Eva has an amazing wealth of knowledge on training for climbing and preventing injury. She hosts an information packed blog at: http://en-eva-lopez.blogspot.com/ Check out the interview below. It is an extremely detailed look ant preventing injury. Enjoy: Please introduce [...]

By |2016-11-01T18:08:48+00:00July 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Josh Levin America Ninja Warrior

Big Congrats to Josh Levin for Crushing it In American Ninja Warrior I don't watch movies anymore and rarely watch television. But when Josh Levin told me to tune in and watch him perform on American Ninja Warrior, I decided to make an exception. American Ninja Warrior has gotten huge among the rock climbing community [...]

By |2016-11-01T18:08:53+00:00July 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments