Rock Rehab: Back, Hip, Knee, and Ankle


This continuing education course is for medical professionals and coaches looking to advance their knowledge in assessing, diagnosing and treating back, hip, knee, and ankle injuries with rock climbers. The material is highly interactive with an emphasis on case based learning and practical application. At the conclusion of the course, you will have a greater understanding of how to assess and rehabilitate climbing injuries.

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Sample Lecture Video


  • Identify how to assess the most common climbing injuries in the back, hip, knee and ankle
  • Apply current research into the diagnosis and assessment of back, hip, knee and ankle injuries
  • Utilize assessments of mobility, muscle performance and movement during a clinical exam of a rock climber’s lower half
  • Organize your interventions into a progressive pyramid to return a rock climber back to full function
  • Understand how to address education, mobility, muscle performance, and climbing technique for a climber’s lower half
  • Develop specific interventions targeted at the back, hip, knee or ankle in rock climbers


  • Intermediate to Advanced
  • The content is created for medical providers, however coaches and athletes can also take the course to learn more about the assessment and treatment of back, hip, knee, and ankle injuries


  • 2 sections of pre-recorded lectures on climbing injury covering 16 topics
  • Video Runtime: 136 min
  • Learning Assessments: 24 min

Course Certificate

  • Course completion certificate for 160 minutes (2.8 hrs) of course material

Is there a discount for Physical Therapy Students?

  • Yes! In order to support the growth and develop of physical therapy students, we have created a coupon code for 20% any course. Email your student ID to to receive a coupon code for 20% off of the course.

Continuing Education Course Access

  • Participants have unlimited con-ed course lecture video access for 11 months after enrollment
  • All continuing ed course PDFs are downloadable allowing lifetime access

Topics Covered

  • Section 1: Common injuries and back pain, hip and thigh injuries, knee injuries, ankle, foot, and toe injuries, lower half mobility assessment, lower half muscle performance assessment, lower half movement assessment
  • Section 2: Educate and unload, increase mobility and use the new range, align and centrate, improve muscle performance and use the kinetic chain, train climbing movement


  • Jared Vagy is a doctor of physical therapy with a focus on treating rock climbing injuries. In addition to his doctoral degree, he has completed a one-year residency in orthopedics and a one-year fellowship in movement science. He is the author of the Amazon #1 best-seller “Climb Injury-Free,” has published numerous articles on injury prevention and lectures on the topic internationally. Dr. Vagy is on the teaching faculty at the University of Southern California, one of the top doctor of physical therapy programs in the United States. He is a board-certified orthopedic clinical specialist and a certified strength and conditioning specialist. He is passionate about climbing and enjoys working with climbers of all ability levels, ranging from novice climbers to the top professional climbers in the world.

Money Back Guarantee 

  • There is a 30-Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are not satisfied with this product for any reason, email with your order number to process a refund.

Course CEU’s

  • Check with your registration body and state board to see if this course qualifies for continuing education credits. Rules and regulations vary per jurisdiction, so it is your reasonability to seek course approval. We are happy to provide the documentation needed to submit for individual approval upon request. Requests can be submitted to


  • The purchase of any “online course” can be used toward enrollment fees in the Rock Rehab Course Series. For example, when you purchase this course for $110 and choose to enroll at a future date in the Rock Rehab Course Series then you will receive $110 off your course series enrollment fee.


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