The dance physiotherapists at The Sports Physico are passionate about dance and performance industries and ensuring you are ready for this next big step of dancing en pointe.
Designed to help you dance safely and to the best of your ability, the pre-pointe assessment can be broken into three parts
- Your Dancing and Injury History
Initially we will want to discuss with you about your history and may ask questions such as:-
- How long have you been doing ballet for?
- What level of ballet are you currently at?
- Have you got or had any injuries?
- Range of Movement
Then the physio will measure the range of movement of the joints lower limbs will cope under the loads required for dancing en pointe.
It gives the physiotherapist all of the details he/she requires to understand how the dancer’s
- Functional Assessment
Next we will want to assess how you function with some tests that have been proven to assist in diagnosis of injury risk.