Your larynx – 5 things you need to know
* * * * * * *What is it?* Your larynx is the source of where we make sounds. It is comprised of bones (hyoid), cartilage (thyroid, cricoid, arytenoid, coniculate) and joints (cricothyroid, thyroarytenoid).
Dry Needling - Does it hurt?
*Dry Needling - Does it hurt?* “Wait! You want to put a needle where?” Dry needling is a being used more and more in the clinic as a treatment tool to help decrease pain and increase movement.
3 Exercises for Success in Second En L'air!
*Working on your Developpe or Grand Battement to Second?* *Try out these 3 exercises to improve your placement and control!* We see a lot of young dancers who have trouble with working the leg in second en l’air.
Fascinating Facts About Fascia
Fascia? What on Earth is Fascia?! Don’t worry, we’ve all asked the same question! So we’ve gathered some facts about fascia to help you understand the important role it plays in your body. Anybody that has met me knows that I am a huge fan of analogies.
Can’t eat your burger? TMJ pain – ouch!
Are you a person who has been unable to open your mouth for two weeks just because you ate a burger? TMJ pain can cause a painful smile, painful yawn and even painful eating! The treatment of TMJ pain, or TMD (temporomandibular dysfunction) can be approached many ways and it is important to understand some basic...
Pregnancy and Physiotherapy
Pregnancy is a wonderful time where you begin your journey as a mother. It is amazing how much your body grows and changes everyday. Because of these rapid changes, some women experience some discomfort in various parts of their body.
Andrew Pilcher & Family in London 2016
I am new to the team at Performance Medicine and new to Melbourne having just relocated from London. It's exciting joining such proactive therapists working in the vocal area here in Australia.
I stretch everyday... so why am I always tight?
*I stretch everyday…so why am I always tight?* Ever found yourself asking this question? Are you the person that no matter how much you stretch your muscles still feel tight? The answer is a lot more simple than you think.
Post Natal Pilates - 5 Easy Ways To Get Strong!
Congratulations on your new bundle of joy! You’ve made it through your pregnancy and birthing your baby and now you are a new mum! Suddenly it seems like you are at the bottom of the list of your priorities – feeding, nappy changing, washing and if you can possibly spare 5 minutes, cooking! But the...
Let’s do the twist… The magic of thoracic rotation
* *The thoracic spine is located between your neck and your lower back. Apart from the vertebrae (bony blocks that make up your spine), the rib cage also plays an important part through this part of the back.