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Article Finger Injuries - What's Causing the Pain?

Gudmund Grønhaug and Cristiano Costa explain in detail the causes of finger pain in relation to climbing. Fingers are the most common place to have an injury or develop pain in climbing. A total of 41.3% of those who have had a climbing injury in the last 6 months reported a finger-related injury. Men are almost twi...


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Skills Improving Heel Hook Ability and Reducing Injury Risk

Andy McVittie talks us through how to train improvements in heel hooking and reduce injury risk from them. For more information, visit Andy's website here.

Injury Management Elbow Tendinopathy - The Boomerang Condition

Andy McVittie talks us through elbow tendinopathies and the follow-up steps in solving them after the initial steps of reducing pain and improving strength. For more information, visit Andy's website here.

Injury Management Treating Elbow Tendinopathies whilst in Lockdown

Andy McVittie talks us through elbow tendinopathies and the first steps in solving them in the context of the Coronavirus lockdown: It appears if we're not using lockdown to work out, hard, every day we're losers who will be weak and feeble...

Article What every Climber should know about their Scaphoid Bones

Medical experts and climbers Dr Jeremy Windsor and Mr Tim Halsey share a helpful guide for a...

Article Patience Pending: The Mental Side of Injury

Acquiring an injury is a climber's worst nightmare. There is a vast array of information about dealing with the...

Injury Management Injury Management and Prevention: Fingers

Finger Injuries are almost certainly the most common injuries climbers face. In this article,...

Injury Management Injury Management and Prevention: Junior Climbers

With junior competitions becoming more popular, training for young climbers is becoming much more...

Injury Management Injury Management and Prevention: Elbows

Climbing Shoulder Injuries - Exercises and Tips


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