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A Climbing Injury Podcast
Wondering what your numbness is all about? Today we delve into blunt injuries, nerve trauma, and those nerve symptoms that come from upstream (think elbow, shoulder or neck).
Topics Covered in this Episode:
>> Finger Compression Injuries
>> Blunt "Wacks" on the rock
>> Swelling vs. nerve damage
>> Common causes of numb fingers in climbers
>> Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in Climbers (TOS)
>> Shoulder vs. Neck related finger numbness
>> When numbness becomes permanent
>> Maintenance vs Management of Numbness
>> Patient examples (which have healed)
>> And MORE
Did I mention I have a FREE handout for mobility and unloading of neck pain and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (the most common cause of finger numbness in climbers at my clinic). Check out these FREE exercises and get an example of a guided rehab program with one click.
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Climbing Injuries Solved
Focused in depth on prevention and care for the fingers, forearms and shoulder, this book is
aimed at teaching you HOW to work on yourself.
Access hidden sports medicine tricks and learn about treatments and care ideas for pro climbers and weekend warriors alike. Finally heal that injured finger, pulleys and any chronic tendonitis by unweighting it, supporting it and learning how to untangle the injury at its root cause. Back to healthy, this book is the cumulation of learnings from numerous pro climbers who have graced my medical tent and my office. I'm honored to work with you.
Layout and final editing done by staff at California Climber and Climbing Magazine,
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