In this podcast, Maddy talks to Uzo Ehiogu, a physiotherapist, lecturer and strength and conditioning coach, about lower limb injuries in climbing. With an increasing amount of information about injuries in climbing, we find ourselves swimming in content focused on the upper body (shoulders, elbows, fingers). This is understandable given the nature of climbing, however, it can lead us to neglect the lower body when it comes to understanding injuries and strength development. The lower body plays a huge role in tension in climbing and in this podcast Uzo discusses:
Uzo is the lead clinician at Inside Edge Physiotherapy, a physiotherapy clinic for climbers based in Birmingham (UK) at the Depot Climbing Centre: https://www.insideedgephysio.com.
Uzo is also an author and co-author of book chapters in The Shoulder Theory and Practice (High performance rehabilitation for the climbing athlete), and Climbing Medicine - A practical guide (Chapter 21 Injury prevention, Chapter 20 Climbing rehabilitation).
And if you enjoyed those reads, then also take a look at his peer reviewed journals on climbing injuries and speed climbing training:
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