The Climbing Doctor teamed up with professional climbers Sasha DiGiulian and Jonathan Siegrist to teach injury prevention and help you climb injury free.

Pulley Sprain

The tendons in your fingers are anchored down by pulleys that keep the tendons gliding flush to the bones. Excessive strain on the finger can exerts an outward force on the pulley which may strain or tear it.


Rotator Cuff Strain

The shoulder is made up of four rotator cuff muscles. These muscles connect the shoulder blade to the arm bone. The rotator cuff muscles act together as a unit to control shoulder motion. You need to strengthen the rotator cuff to prevent muscle strain.