Do you have what it takes to be the next Swan Lake?

Written by Stephanie Zamoyski (Physiotherapist)

Ballet Pre-Pointe Assessment Western Sydney

Almost every young ballet dancer’s dream is to finally be ready to start training and performing on pointe. Now making that decision as to whether or not a dancer is ready is certainly a complex one. Now respecting that different elements also need to be considered (Age, Bony development, Maturity, Years of ballet training, Current training schedule, Strength and Alignment), this blog however, will just be touching on the importance of core stability and motor control from a clinical perspective. Read More…

Cerebral Palsy and Alter G Rehabilitation

Written by Nikki Lodge (Exercise Physiologist)

AlterG Treadmill Western Sydney - Cerebral Palsy rehabilitation

Cerebral Palsy is an umbrella term that refers to a group of disorders that affects a person’s movement patterns and posture, as a result of damage to the brain during pregnancy or shortly after birth. Although Cerebral Palsy is a permanent life-long condition, some of the signs/symptoms of Cerebral Palsy can potentially improve or worsen over time. Read More…