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Finger and wrist strength deficits in climbers

Finger and wrist strength deficits in climbers

In my review of climbing research, I came across a study by Vigouroux who did some interesting research on the difference in wrist and finger strength between climbers and non-climbers. As you might expect, they found that climbers have greater finger flexor capacity...

ITB Knee Pain in Runners

ITB Knee Pain in Runners

Iliotibial band pain (ITB) is the 2nd most common cause of pain in runners and the main cause of pain on the outside of the knee. Historically it was thought that the source of the pain was tightness in the ITB causing friction over a bony prominence at the knee which...

Linking deficiencies in climbing performance to injury

Linking deficiencies in climbing performance to injury

Linking deficiencies in climbing performance to injury From treating injured climbers in my clinic for the last 8 years, I’ve seen a pattern in the weakness observed which contributed to their injury. Most of the injuries I see occur in the shoulder, elbow, wrist and...

Regulation of Physical Therapy

Regulation of Physical Therapy

We are delighted to announce that the Minister for Health has decided to introduce statutory regulation for Physical Therapists and Physiotherapists. This means that both professions will be regulated by CORU through the Physiotherapist Registration Board and only...

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