20 Aug 2015

Plantar Fasciitis

The plantar fascia is vital for normal foot biomechanics. It is made up of three segments and its central portion is clinically most important as it forms the longitudinal arch of the foot. It not only provides the longitudinal arch with static support but provides dynamic shock absorption. Plantar fasciitis is an overuse condition of […]

23 Jun 2014

Dance Assessments

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Our Dance Assessment takes into account your history of dance, the type of dance you do, and any goals you may have in relation to dance.  Our Physiotherapists with a background in dance understand how important it is to prevent injuries so that we can keep you dancing, and the Dance Assessment aims to do […]

30 Jun 2011

Dancing To Keep Fit

I’ve talked in previous posts about dance being a great way to keep fit, but I thought it might be useful to outline some different types of dance classes and what each has to offer in terms of health and fitness.

30 Jun 2011

Achilles Tendinosis

Achilles Tendinosis is a common injury for athletes who participate in many sports including running, football, dancing and tennis. The achilles tendon is a powerful tendon in the body which attaches the calf muscles to the heel bone.

10 May 2011

How Will Pilates Help My Dancing?

The popularity of Pilates has grown significantly in recent years, both for strengthening and toning as well as for rehabilitation of injuries.  In the dance world, however, Pilates has long been an adjunct to training since Joseph Pilates moved to New York in the 1920’s and set up a Pilates studio in close proximity to […]