This continuing education course is designed to teach physiotherapists the clinical and laboratory skills necessary to effectively treat rock climbers. The course covers the biomechanics of rock climbing and the common injuries and conditions that climbers experience, as well as assessment techniques, treatment options, and sport-specific training techniques. Upon completion, physiotherapists will have the skills and knowledge necessary to assess climbers’ physical abilities, identify areas of weakness or imbalance, and develop comprehensive treatment plans to help climbers overcome their injuries and improve their performance.
Clinical Management of The Climber – Fontainebleau, France
- Understand the pathophysiology of rock climbing injuries
- Examine the rock climbing athlete and identity musculoskeletal contributions to injury
- Integrate rock climbing clinical assessment into rehabilitation and return to climb programs
- Identify key movements and patterns that contribute to injuries while climbing
Date and Time
- June 7/8th 8am – 4pm EDT
- $550 USD
- Citésports Site du CNSD – Fontainebleau
- Centre National des Sports de la Défense
- 1 Rue des Archives
- 77300 Fontainebleau, France
- 16 contact hours of upon completion (pending submission and approval)
- Beginner to Advanced
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.