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What are the risks of knee injury connected to sport climbing?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Varies

It varies in part based upon your level of confitioning and whether you are able to avoid obvious injury such as a fall.
Over use injuries can include tendon injuries to the patellar tendon and hamstrings. Ligaments that can be injured in a fall can include the mcl, lcl, ACL, and PCL.

In brief: Varies

It varies in part based upon your level of confitioning and whether you are able to avoid obvious injury such as a fall.
Over use injuries can include tendon injuries to the patellar tendon and hamstrings. Ligaments that can be injured in a fall can include the mcl, lcl, ACL, and PCL.
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