Tendon Injuries in the Hands in Rock Climbers: Epidemiology, Anatomy, Biomechanics and Treatment – An Update

SUMMARY Background. Over the last decade, rock climbing has become an increasingly popular sport. With the latest inclusion into the Olympic program, this trend will continue upward. Lately, specific tendon injuries on the hand (e.g. lumbricalis tendon injuries or tenosynovitis) are reported to be on the rise within climbing patients. Design. Clinical cohort study and … Continued