8 Tendon Rehabilitation Principles for Rock Climbers

Rock climbing can be a strenuous sport, and is especially strenuous to the muscles of our upper body. This is largely due to the tremendous tension we must generate in our body to keep us on the wall. No muscle-tendon system is stressed more than the finger flexor group of our hands and forearms. Of course, the smaller the holds are, and the steeper the route is, the harder our muscles have to work. Injuries involving the finger flexor tendons and muscles are very common in our sport, and can take a long time to heal, especially if appropriate injury management is not initiated early. If you think you’ve experienced one of these unfortunate injuries, there are some important principles for you to consider that will ensure you get the most out of your tendon rehabilitation. Read about them here>>

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