Rock Climbing Pulley Injury

Emerging Concepts in Injury Prevention: Pulley Sprain You feel a sharp pain across your finger after a long day of hanging on crimpers. Your finger is swollen and difficult to bend. You may have heard a snap or pop while pulling hard on a particular hold. It is likely that you strained or tore a [...]

By | February 6th, 2015|Questions About Injuries|7 Comments

Finger Stiffness

Question: Dr. Vagy, I am a Doctor of Physical therapy student and I wanted to ask you a climbing specific injury question.  A couple of weeks ago, I woke up and my middle fingers felt a little stiff (my left hand especially). I could still make a fist, but I noticed that when I specifically flexed my [...]

By | August 13th, 2014|Questions About Injuries|0 Comments