Stretching is crucial in dance and sports, with the type and timing being significant factors. Static stretching can elevate the risk of injury prior to explosive sports, whereas dynamic stretches prime the muscles. Learn more about the insights of Lukas Hinds-Johnson, the resident physiotherapist of the Berlin State Ballet and owner of PhysioX Berlin.
Pain is a complex brain response to perceived threats, influenced by emotions, hormones, and the nervous system. Lukas Hinds-Johnson, the resident physiotherapist at the Berlin State Ballet and owner of PhysioX Berlin, recounts an incident about a dancer experiencing sharp back pain during a rehearsal. This was due to stress, insufficient rest, and physical exhaustion. Continue reading to learn more about this situation.
Tendinopathy, which includes conditions like tendinitis and tendinosis, often affects dancers, particularly in the Achilles tendon. Learn more about the advice of Lukas Hinds-Johnson, the resident physiotherapist of Berlin State Ballet and owner of PhysioX Berlin, on understanding tendinopathy and tips for recovery.