ASK THE PHYSIO | The Squat

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The Importance of a Basic Move… The Squat! by Sally Harrison, Perfect Form Physiotherapy The squat is one of the basic primal movement patterns. It forms the basis of so many movements in our daily life such as sitting on a chair, into the car, on the toilet, picking things up …… Read Article

ASK THE PHYSIO | Handling Hydration

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The Importance of Hydration How to manage your water intake  by Sally Harrison, Perfect Form Physiotherapy Water: It is one of the basic components of the body, and crucial to sustaining life. Therefore, I will address the important topic of hydration for the dancer and elite performer… Read Article

Ask the Physio | Using Ice

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Should you use ice on your injuries?  by Sally Harrison, Perfect Form Physiotherapy Ice has always been the number one go to when we have an acute injury, but is it the best option? We are all familiar with the concept of R.I.C.E. – being Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. This is t… Read Article

Ask The Physio … Problem Hips

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Tight at the front of your hips? Do your hips Click or Clunk? Try this 10 minute programme that your hips will love by Sally Harrison from Perfect Form Physio The dancers hip is subject to even more demand than the average Joe. In normal circumstances, our hips are designed to move us in the sa… Read Article

FULL TIME COURSES GUIDE for 2017!

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Thinking about FULL TIME? DANCELIFE brings you the Dance & Performing Arts FULL TIME COURSES GUIDE for 2017! The guide has been created specifically for students that are serious about wanting a career in the dance and entertainment industry. With personal notes from Directors an… Read Article

ASK THE PHYSIO … Feet First

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Getting the most from your feet … a 10 minute program that your feet will love by Sally Harrison from Perfect Form Physiotherapy Your feet are the primary connection with your body to the ground, and therefore, information about your external environment. Even under normal circu… Read Article

Ask the Physio… Spine Flexibility

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Using the foam roller to improve flexibity of the spine by Sally Harrison from Perfect Form Physiotherapy Use of the foam roller for self treatment is called self myofascial release (SMR).  It is a form of self-massage used to increase flexibility, joint range of motion and decrease un… Read Article

Ask the Physio… Spondylolithesis

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Lower Back Pain and Spondylolisthesis by Sally Harrison form Perfect Form Physiotherapy Although the experience of low back pain can be the result of a multitude of reasons, one possibility is that of a ‘spondy’. This particular presentation is more common in the younger population of… Read Article

Ask the Physio … Hip Flexors

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Stretching those Hip Flexors by Sally Harrison from Perfect Form Physiotherapy The hip flexors, as the name suggests, flex or bend the hip (as when lifting the leg off the ground). They also have the ability to pull the pelvis forward and arch the back when standing or sitting. They also ha… Read Article

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