massage.physio.co.uk offers assessment and massage treatment to performing arts clubs and individuals. Performing arts is an umbrella term for activities such as dancing, acting, acrobatics and instrument playing. Performing arts can be both physically and psychologically challenging.
- Muscular tightness
- Chronic pain
- Muscular imbalance
- Active trigger points
Muscular tightness can occur for a number of reasons such as intense physical activity, holding heavy instruments for long periods and psychological stress. Muscular tightness is extremely common among performing arts clubs and if left untreated can lead to muscle imbalances, chronic pain, limited range of movement and chronic headaches.
Chronic pain refers to pain that is present for longer than 6 months. Chronic pain can arise in an individual within the performing arts industry for a number of reasons such as muscular imbalance, muscular tightness, active trigger points and overuse injuries.
Muscular imbalance refers to a condition where a number of muscles are tight and weak causing imbalances of the musculoskeletal system. If left untreated muscular imbalances can cause injury due to altered biomechanics. Our Sports Therapist have experience assessing the route cause of muscular imbalance and treating appropriately.