Workshop: Principles of Injury Prevention and Training for Climbers in SLO

Presenters: Shelly Allis, PT; Matt Potter, PT; Leven Roberts, PT; Chuck Barstow, PT; and Thomas Kofron, EMT. Calling all climbers! But especially those newer to the sport or those who have experienced injuries and are interested in preventing future injuries. Join the principals of PTS Physical Therapy in San Luis Obispo on THURSDAY, 11/4 at …

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5 Reasons People Don’t Think Climbing is for Them (And Why They’re Wrong)

Climbing is a sport that many people think they can’t do. But the truth is, everyone can climb! In this blog post, we will be discussing 5 reasons why people don’t think climbing is for them and why those thoughts are wrong. 1: People believe they’re not in good enough shape. Whether they’re overweight or …

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Today is the first official National Indigenous Peoples’ day. We here at the Pad have a deep respect for the land that we occupy and enjoy – and with that, we believe it is necessary to constantly deepen our understanding and respect of those who were here before us and who remain despite the atrocities …

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Climbing and exploring The Pad with your toddler: Tips and tricks

Climbing and exploring with your toddler can be a fun activity for both of you. It’s a great way to connect, while also giving the child a chance to exercise their physical skills. You’ll both make important discoveries about what works to get to the top, how your child explores, and how gravity works- understanding …

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