Community Education Series | Free
“Understanding Climbing Injuries: The Biomechanics Behind Acute and Overuse Injuries in Climbing”
presented by Matt Heyliger, DPT
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 | 12pm-1:30pm
Montana State University Climbing Gym in the Hosaeus Fitness Center
- Learn about the most common contributing factors to both acute and overuse injuries in rock climbing.
- Deepen your understanding of upper extremity anatomy and biomechanics.
- Learn self-care techniques that are critical to injury prevention and treatment.
- Learn how to safely re-introduce climbing after injury/rehabilitation.
- Discuss approaches to training for climbing including safe use of a hang board and campus board.
- Have questions? Q&A with Matt Heyliger, DPT after the talk.
Matt Heyliger, DPT is an avid climber and mountain sports enthusiast. His passion for climbing has taken him around the US, Canada and Mexico. Matt has a specific interest focus in biomechanics and how impairments at one level or joint affect other body structures. Matt has specialized in working with and treating rock climbers for more than 5 years. In the past year he has been able to broaden his approach to treating climbers through integrating video analysis and specialized biomechanical assessments in the Climbing Lab at Excel Physical Therapy.
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