Rock Climbers and Our Fingers
16 Jan 2016
Our fingers are some of our smallest extremities. Rock climbers put tremendous strain on their fingers, which can encourage an injury. It’s important to understand the anatomy of the hand and fingers to see what we can do to decrease the risk of climbing injury, and to also have a look at what to do if a finger injury happens.
16 Oct 2015
Left untreated, climber’s elbow (tennis elbow) can worsen quickly and take you out of climbing for a long time. If you catch it quickly enough, you might be able to stop it from progressing by taking a few weeks off climbing while slowly improving the strength balance in your forearm. ...read more...
Aerobic vs. Anaerobic Training for Rock Climbing
16 Sep 2015
There are two different ways our muscles get the energy they need to perform during exercise: Aerobic and Anaerobic.
Kitchener Massage Therapist makes another Rock Climbing Trip
16 Jan 2014
This Saturday my family and I are leaving for a rock climbing trip and vacation. We are leaving Kitchener Waterloo, on March 10, 2012. I will be returning to work March 22nd, 2012. If you are looking for a massage therapy appointment I will be available before and after this trip.
Rock Climbing as a Lifestyle
I started rock climbing in 1997 when I was 20 years old. I started climbing in the gym before I ventured outside top-roping and sport climbing a year later. Now I’m a dad, a husband, and a massage therapist, but I still love to climb and I plan to climb for the rest of my life....read more...