Orthopedic problems in sport climbing.

  title={Orthopedic problems in sport climbing.},
  author={Patrick Peters},
  journal={Wilderness & environmental medicine},
  volume={12 2},
Sport climbing is associated with unique upper- and lower-limb injuries involving predominantly the hand, elbow, and shoulder, and to a lesser extent the foot. Many pathologic conditions are limited to sport climbing. Physicians treating sport climbers should be aware of these unique injuries and overuse syndromes. This article presents an overview of… CONTINUE READING