MountainMed Podcast 4 - Climbing Injuries


In this months podcast, Dr. Darryl Macias familiarizes us with the different types, difficulties and techniques of rock climbing, including a discussion of traditional rock climbing vs. sport climbing. This topic becomes a jumping point to discuss the most commonly encountered injuries experienced by climbers, focusing in on injuries to fingers, hands, wrists and elbows. Whether you are a climber or a mountain rescuer, this podcast should further inform you about what to expect in terms of injuries, and how to assess and heal them.