Tag Archives: chiropractic

Ballet News Reviews | Anatomy, Dance Technique and Injury Prevention

August 5, 2011

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ballet book cover

Ballet News Reviews |Anatomy, Dance Technique and Injury Prevention by Justin Howse & Moira McCormack This book was first published in 1988 and is now on its 4th edition.  It’s an indispensible, detailed account of your body as it relates to ballet. Written by Justin Howse (Consultant Orthapedic Surgeon with experience in the performing arts, especially […]

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Ballet Business | Chiropractic for ballet dancers

March 3, 2011

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dancer receives adjustment at the Chiropractor

Ballet News | Chiropractic for ballet dancers “For a lot of dancers, seeing a chiropractor rather than a physiotherapist is a big jump,” says Dr Camilla Ellis DC. “Within companies they can be led to believe that ballet dancers don’t see chiropractors. It’s not true.” Ballet company staff Ballet companies sometimes have physiotherapists on the staff and […]

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Harlequin floors, Dance UK & National Institute of Dance Medicine & Science

February 16, 2011

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Today I’d like to highlight the importance of dancer’s health, and two of the companies who are working hard in leading the way in this field. Harlequin Floors are acknowledged the world over as leaders in advanced technology flooring for dance, and they recently made a huge donation to Dance UK towards their latest initiative. Dance […]

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Ballet Business : Pointe shoes deconstructed

January 20, 2011

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Ballet News, pointe shoes,

It’s Not Magic; it’s linen & often flour It’s not magic that keeps a ballerina on her toes – it’s a mixture of materials – often burlap, flour, dextrine*, paper, potato starch, rough and smooth leather, coarse linen, satin, papier-mâché, held together with glue of a secret formula. You may have seen dancers strutting about, […]

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Ballet NEWS | Dancers & Chiropractic

June 21, 2009

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Today I would like to highlight an interview by Susan Swarbrick for the Sunday Herald. It’s called Me and my … chiropractor Susan talks to Scottish Ballet dancer Paul Liburd and his Chiropractor. Liburd was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours this month. I’m a huge advocate of Chiropractic treatment, dancer or not. […]

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