Common Climbing Finger Injuries

Injury to the A2 pulley, underneath which the finger flexor tendons pass, is an injury seen almost exclusively in rock climbers.

Two articles have been published in the medical press,  from which many climbers have drawn the conclusion that taping fingers has no role to play in the prevention of, or recovery from A2 pulley injury.  Common climbing injuries the A2 Pulley explains the nature and symptoms of an A2 pulley injury and debates the advantages and disadvantages of taping.

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