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Archive for July, 2014

Stage fright – an advantageous friend or despicable foe?

Many performers suffer from stage fight, particularly classical musicians where accuracy and virtuosic performances are required. Are swigs from a hip flask, valium or beta-blockers the best solution or is ‘making stage fright your friend’ a way of treating the cause rather than symptoms? Aaron Williamon, Head of the Centre for Performance Research at Royal College of Music, discusses the two components to stage fright and gives some practical advice about how to manage it. Read more here. 

Posted in NEWS on July 28th 2014

Tour de France

Handle bar syndrome is a common complaint amongst cyclists of all levels. London Orthopaedic Clinic provide some helpful tips and tricks about how to assist in the prevention of developing these symptoms. Click here to read more.

Posted in NEWS on July 23rd 2014

Can women conduct?

Alice Farnham is a female conductor who has started a very good programme that encourages teenage girls to conduct and to consider being conductors! This project is all about getting girls to realise that they can aspire to the highest positions of leadership. I hope this article inspires you to encourage girls to become women who conduct!

 

 

Posted in NEWS on July 14th 2014

London Hand Therapy:

  • Injury prevention
  • Hand and upper limb assessment and treatment
  • Postoperative management

Hand Therapy is both an art and a rehabilitation science for the upper extremity. The injured limb is evaluated and assessed, and a variety of treatment methods are used to achieve set therapeutic goals.

Hand therapists are qualified Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists who have become skilled in treating upper limb injuries and deformities through further education, training and clinical experience.