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Hermes Health
Michael Mehta

Wyndham Clinic

Nina Bain

Bowskill Clinic
Karolin Krell

Thetford Osteopaths

Andrew Hamilton

The Brockham 

Osteopathic Clinic       Lise Court

The Notting Hill Osteopathic Practice
Andrew Ferguson

The Wigmore Clinic

Nikki Ellis

Hammersmith Osteopath

Alison Judah

Open Health Clinic

Toby Pollard-Smith

Calmer Clinics

David Propert

Genesis Mind & Body

Michael Francis

Epsom

Robert Ganpatsingh

New Era Health Centre

Daniel Thomas

Back2Life Clinic

David L McCabe

The Joshi Clinic

Tommi Sliiden

Theale Wellbeing

Centre

Michael Palfre

South London Osteopathic Practice

Helen Clarke

Finchley Osteopaths

Nonica Papageorgiou

Wandsworth Osteopathic Practice

Ajay Shah

Willow Clinic

Yvonne McNiven

The Vale Practice

Rebecca Friesner

Norwich

Alessandro Sartori

Hermes Health

Christopher Blackburne

Northamptonshire
Natalie Britchford
Evolution Osteopathy
Matthew Wood

Student Member

Chloe Spencer

DANCERS

Musculoskeletal pain is a constant accompaniment to dancing! At times it feels like if it doesn’t hurt you are not doing it right.

However, there is a difference between the normal strain caused by strenuous activity and pain caused by injury, and at these times dancers require effective, fast acting treatment.

Dancing requires strength, flexibility and a finite sense of balance. Dancing with a partner requires an immense amount of sensitivity to each other as well as the ability to create powerful performance.

Osteopathy helps dancers achieve and maintain the levels of mobility, strength and flexibility required to perform and hopefully stay injury free. This is achieved through treatments and specifically prescribed home based dance exercise programmes. However, as with all physically demanding pursuits injuries do occur. Dancers respond very well to osteopathic care and particularly appreciate the hands on approach that is fundamental to osteopathy. Osteopaths who work with dancers know the demands on the dancer’s body and their need to be fit and to get back to training quickly. Intensive treatment can be helpful and the osteopath may suggest adaptations to technique to aid a full recovery.