Rock Climbing Finger Tenosynovitis

Tenosynovitis, or inflammation of the finger flexor tendon sheath (synovium), is a common overuse syndrome that climbers may experience. There are 2 musculotendinous units that could be involved, the flexor digitorum superficialis (FDS) and flexor digitorum profundus (FDP).

By |2022-03-02T16:15:38-08:00November 15th, 2020|Climbing SIG|2 Comments

Biceps Tendon Rupture in Climbers

Although biceps tendon ruptures rare among climbing athletes, this article provides both climbers and clinicians a guideline to identify the injury if it occurs. Additionally, it provides a guideline to help understand the course of conservative rehab following surgical intervention of a distal biceps tendon rupture.

By |2022-03-05T18:33:26-08:00June 1st, 2021|Climbing SIG|2 Comments

Fall From Grace

In medicine there is a Bio-Psycho-Social model of health which encompasses an individual’s Biology, Psychology and Social factors and how these factors influence an individual’s sense of well-being. This articles looks at these perspectives after a climbing accident.

By |2021-11-25T13:28:54-08:00January 9th, 2020|Climbing SIG|2 Comments

Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome (FAI)

Do you have pain in the front of your hip or groin? Is sitting cross-legged or in low chairs uncomfortable? Is your hip pain worse following a climbing session? Have you noticed high-stepping or cross-over moves cause you pain? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may have Femoroacetabular Impingement [...]

By |2022-02-19T13:09:03-08:00July 13th, 2019|Climbing SIG|1 Comment


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