16

Jan

Rehab- How to be better, fitter, and stronger after injury

BY Maddie Hicks

How to be better, fitter, and stronger after injury Injuries aren’t always avoidable, yet despite their prevalence it can still be a scary, confusing, and confronting time for a lot of dancers, singers and performers. Especially if it’s an injury...

10

Jan

TEXT NECK

BY Annie Strauch

TEXT NECK As we become more dependent on technology in the 21st century, new sustained postural positions are created causing imbalances in our muscles. “Text Neck” is an overuse syndrome or a repetitive stress injury to the neck caused by holding...

4

Jan

Fear of Injury

BY admin

Fear of Injury Written by: Haydee Ferguson, Physiotherapist When you ask a performer what their biggest fear is – many will say it is the fear of getting injured. However, it is important to remember that your performing life is...

30

Dec

Confessions of a Crack Addict

BY Maddie Hicks

Confessions of a Crack Addict The truth is I’m a crack addict.  A hip crack addict that is… Growing up in the ballet studio it was the norm to click, clunk, crunch, crack, snap, pop, and grind. It’s almost a...

20

Dec

Twelve Tips of Christmas

BY Alana Pryor

The 12 Tips of Christmas Myotherapist, Alana Pryor  Excited for Christmas? We are! In the midst of parties, decorations, food and fun we have a few tips that can help you get through the silly season. 1. Lifting. It’s December....

30

Nov

The Lymphatic System & Manual Lymphatic Drainage

BY Courtney Saunders

The Lymphatic System The lymphatic system is a network of tissues and organs that help rid the body of cellular waste. The primary function of the lymphatic system is to transport lymph, a fluid containing infection-fighting white blood cells, throughout...

21

Nov

Hypermobility

BY Andrew Pilcher

Hypermobility Last month, at our home base clinic in Southbank, the Performance Medicine team held a hypermobility seminar. I know what you’re thinking, ‘Well gosh darn it, I really wanted to go to that one!!’ Don’t worry we will be...

22

Oct

6 Spooky Theatre Superstitions Uncovered

BY Alana Pryor

6 Spooky Theatre Superstitions Uncovered Theatres are awash in superstitions. Ghosts roam the boards, certain colours, phrases, props and even whistling are avoided. Particular rituals are played out nightly in theatres across the world. Whether or not you truly believe...

13

Nov

A Day in The Life

BY Annie Strauch

A DAY IN THE LIFE Written by our lovely Year 10 work experience student: Mandy This week Tessa and I completed our work experience at Performance Medicine. This work place was very welcoming and amazingly positive 🙂 When you walk into Performance Medicine...

2

Oct

Self Jaw release

BY admin

Self Jaw release Our amazing Senior Physiotherapist Andrew Pilcher has decided to dive, head first into the world of VLOGS! For his first introductory video, he discusses the techniques for self jaw release, the right way. A fantastic short and...