Osgood Schlatter Disease: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

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This blog will cover the following points on Osgood Schlatter Disease: What is Osgood Schlatter Disease? Symptoms of Osgood Schlatter Disease Causes of Osgood Schlatter Disease Treatment Options for Osgood Schlatter Disease How we can help you What is Osgood Schlatter Disease Osgood Schlatter Disease or OSD is characterised by pain just below the kneecap,…

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Shin splints: symptoms, causes and treatments

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This blog will cover the following points on Shin Splints: What are Shin Splints Symptoms of medial tibial stress syndrome What causes Shin Splints Causes of medial tibial stress syndrome or bone stress injuries Other causes of shin pain Treatments for Shin Splints Load management for medial tibial stress syndrome Other parts of rehabilitation to…

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En Pointe: Common Foot Injuries in Ballet Dancers

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Whether you’re a dancer who is considering starting pointe work soon, a dancer who has just bought their pointe shoes after the pre-pointe assessment has been passed or a family member of a dancer who has begun making regular remarks on the discomfort felt when even just sliding your foot into a pointe shoe, this…

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Safe Stretching for Dancers

Safe Stretching Practices for Dancers

As dancers, we are always trying to improve our flexibility. Online videos and social media have added to the desire for greater ranges of motion, compromising safety and alignment to achieve extreme positions and contortions of the body. Many factors influence a dancer’s flexibility including age, body structure, genetics, gender, bones, muscles, ligaments, nerves, and…

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Strength & Conditioning for Dancers

Strength and Conditioning training for dancers

Thinking of Going En-pointe? You might need a Pre-Pointe Assessment. Download our FREE RESOURCE on 4 common injury risk factors identified in Pre-Pointe Assessments. Find Out More Find our physio clinic in Brisbane Tarragindi Our Brisbane Physiotherapy Clinic, services areas including: Brisbane, Tarragindi, Mount Gravatt, Holland Park, Rocklea, Yeronga, Annerley, Camp Hill, Carindale, Coorparoo, Salisbury,…

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Heels Dancing: Tips to look after your body

Heels Dancing: Tips to look after your body

Heels dancing has become increasingly popular from recreational dancers to professionals. Heels is not a style, culture or background in itself but is featured across many genres of dance with commercial heels being the most mainstream, influenced by artists in music videos, touring performances and award shows. Heels are commonly worn in other dance styles…

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Injuries In Street Dancers. A Guide to Injury Recovery & Prevention.

Street dance encompasses many different styles of dance, all with their own unique history, culture, and evolution over time. PhysioTec’s dance physiotherapists regularly assess and develop dance injury prevention and management programs for dancers. This blog will highlight some common street dance injuries and what you can do to prevent or recover from these injuries…

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Shall We Dance? The Health Benefits of Dancing at Any Age

Patients often ask me, “what is the best form of exercise?”. The answer I usually give is “The kind you enjoy”. My reasoning is, if you enjoy doing something then it is far more likely you will find the time to do it – an opinion supported by research1. So, if the gym isn’t your…

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How Can We Prevent Dance Injuries?

One of the most common questions I get asked as a physiotherapist with a special interest in dance rehabilitation and injury prevention is, “How can we prevent dance injuries?”. GOOD QUESTION! It’s a very valid question considering: the rate of injury in young and adolescent dancers is higher than that reported in young soccer players…

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