Performing Arts Medicine in Clinical Practice

  • Howard A. Bird

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
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    Pages 1-7
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    Pages 39-52
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    Pages 53-60
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    Pages 89-99
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    Pages 101-112
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    Pages 113-128
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    Pages 129-138
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    Pages 139-145
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    Pages 147-159
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    Pages 161-170
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 171-183

About this book


This useful book gives the reader basic insight into the musculoskeletal problems specific to each of the varied instruments and styles of dance, as well as some that affect the voice. The author’s thirty years practical experience around the theme of ‘Controversies in Performing Arts Medicine’ allows for in-depth knowledge in occupational rheumatological care for performing artists, especially instrumentalists and dancers with complex ailments.


Performing Arts Medicine in Clinical Practice assists the reader in the management of highly complex elite athletes, the musicians and dancers whose care remains one of the greatest challenges in occupational musculoskeletal medicine.


Muskuloskeletal problems Occupational Rheumatological Care Performing Arts Medicine Epicondylitis Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Authors and affiliations

  • Howard A. Bird
    • 1
  1. 1.Insitute of Sport, Exercise and HealthUniversity College LondonLondonUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-12426-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-12427-8
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