Knee pads for dancers

Interestingly we have been seeing more dancers coming in lately with pain at the front of their knees after having landed a knee drop incorrectly or after having to do them repetitively in rehearsals. Knee drops are popular in choreography however if not taught correctly can lead to the dancer landing heavily right on top […]

Sara Andriejunas

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Why finding pelvic neutral can help improve your flexibility

For dancers, wanting to improve on their flexibility is one of the main goals we see in the clinic. Areas for improvement are usually front/middle splits and kicks. This past week I had two lovely dancers who were wanting to improve on their flexibility for ballet and physical culture. When first addressing the issue of […]

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Why Physiotherapy is So Important for ACL Tears Prevention and Treatment

  ACL tears are one of the most common injuries for sports people that involve running and changing direction. The ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is a ligament that provides stability for the knee and stops the thigh bone sliding too much over the shin bone. There are certain factors that predispose someone to getting an […]

Bobo Li

By Bobo Li

Registered Physiotherapist (APA Member)

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May is Pelvic Pain Awareness Month

Pelvic Pain is often caused by one or a multiple combination of systems of your body such as your digestive system, your musculoskeletal system and your reproductive system. Often when one system has been not working right, it can spread to other systems too and cause dysfunction or inflammation in surrounding systems. Chronic pelvic pain […]

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By Bobo Li

Registered Physiotherapist (APA Member)

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How you run can affect your pelvic floor

Where your foot lands can make a big impact on your pelvic floor when you run. If your foot lands horizontally further away from the centre of gravity which typically is under your hips, then there is more ground reaction force going up to your pelvic floor which can cause you to leak or increase […]

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By Bobo Li

Registered Physiotherapist (APA Member)

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