Breaking (back) Bad

So this is hopefully a pretty unique blog that is intended to show the other side of injuries and what people go through. I am in a pretty unique situation in that I am a physio and have now experienced both sides of the desk, treatment table, MRI scanners, x rays and hospital beds too. I am part of a pretty unique physio setup too that is aiming to promote…

Boost your Performance and Beat Injuries!

  Strength Training For Climbers- Boost Performance and Beat Injuries! In light of our forthcoming Climbing Conditioning Classes run at Highball Norwich, (Watch This Space!!) we thought it would first be worth highlighting the reasons you should squeeze strength training into your busy climbing schedule. It may sound so obvious that getting stronger could boost your climbing performance but did you know that effective resistance training can also reduce injuries…

5 tips to immediately climb stronger!

Want that quick fix? This blog is meant to be a quick guide for you to read during your coffee break and get you to consider the other side of climbing training and injury prevention…or toilet reading! If you want more in depth info, feel free to message us and we will send you some research papers for you to read through or more information on a specific point. You…

The 3 Stages of Injury Prevention in Climbing

An introduction to the prevention of climbing related injuries It doesn’t take a specialist to see how or why injuries occur in climbing. When else would you place such high demands through your fingers like crimping or stacking and twisting your fingers into various width cracks or pockets, and committing to dynamic moves above often bad (or just soft) landings. When else would you put your shoulders and rotator cuff…