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 |January 9th, 2020|Categories: Climbing SIG|2 Comments

Three Common Errors Made by New Climbers

Rock climbing is a sport that requires precise technique. Being able to stay on the wall and not “barn-door” or fall off may be due to shifting your hips just a little bit to the right or swinging one foot out to the side for a flag. In this article you will learn about climbing movement.

By |December 18th, 2019|Categories: Guest Post|1 Comment

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 |November 3rd, 2019|Categories: Rock Climbing Injury Tips|3 Comments

Scapular Instability with Climbers

“Keep your arms straight and stay low!” This classic line is heard the world over for beginning climbers. Even if preventing the T-Rex arm is a quality way to fight off pump, this doesn’t tell the whole story of how we should be moving on the wall.

By |August 8th, 2019|Categories: Climbing SIG|6 Comments

Rock Climbing Hunchback

The spine begins to curve and the shoulders round forward and you begin to take on the appearance of Quasimodo. But fear not, the dreaded hunchback is avoidable with some simple mobility, strength and movement exercises. Check out the article below to learn more.

By |June 22nd, 2019|Categories: Climbing SIG|2 Comments


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