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Managing a return to performance

Managing a return to performance

In part 4 of our article series covering aspects of returning to performance environments, and building up work schedules and routines in the light of the COVID 19 pandemic and lockdowns, Dr Naomi Brecker, Consultant Occupational Physician, considers the vital role of...

When the curtain goes up again: Injury prevention for dancers

When the curtain goes up again: Injury prevention for dancers

Part 3 of our article series covering aspects of returning to performance environments and building up work schedules and routines in the light of the COVID 19 pandemic and lockdowns. BAPAM Physiotherapist Lucie Rayner looks at injury prevention for dancers, and...

Returning to work in the performing arts after having COVID-19

Returning to work in the performing arts after having COVID-19

This article by BAPAM Physiotherapist, Lucie Rayner, is the second in our series covering aspects of returning to performance environments, and building up work schedules and routines in the light of the COVID 19 pandemic and lockdowns. We will update the article...

When the curtain goes up again: Building our fitness to perform

When the curtain goes up again: Building our fitness to perform

The global pandemic has brought unprecedented disruption to our lives over the last year. To protect public health and reduce disease transmission, we have endured stay-at-home orders and strict quarantines. Those who work in the Performing arts industry have been...

Long COVID: Patient Experience and Support Groups

Long COVID: Patient Experience and Support Groups

Long COVID is an umbrella term that describes a cluster of symptoms related to an initial COVID infection where symptoms persist after the acute infection phase. It appears that Long COVID can affect the whole body including the respiratory, cardiovascular,...

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Returning to live performance: Why programme choice matters

Returning to live performance: Why programme choice matters

In this blog, Dr Sarah Upjohn EdD MA MCSP, Specialist Performing Arts Physiotherapist, looks at how programme planning, including choice of repertoire, is important for instrumental musicians returning to or building up performance.  In my work as a physiotherapist...

Chief Executive’s Message, April 2021

Chief Executive’s Message, April 2021

The first few months of 2021 have been one of the busiest times in BAPAM’s history of clinical services. Rising mental health problems, preparing to return to busier work schedules and environments, plus difficulties accessing NHS services mean more people need...

Free Online Alexander Technique Constructive Rest Sessions

Free Online Alexander Technique Constructive Rest Sessions

To help artists and creative practitioners during the COVID-19 outbreak, BAPAM-Registered Alexander Technique teacher Cathie Kidger offers two free online Constructive Rest sessions a week. Cathie told us, people have been hugely appreciative and said it helped to...

Recruiting: Clinical Lead Mental Health

Recruiting: Clinical Lead Mental Health

The British Association for Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM) is recruiting a Clinical Lead Mental Health for a project in partnership with Help Musicians which provides counselling/psychotherapy support to musicians. BAPAM is building on our successful long term...

Season’s Greetings From BAPAM

Season’s Greetings From BAPAM

Season's Greetings From BAPAM   As we approach the end of 2020 we would like to wish you a wonderful Christmas and New Year. It’s been a challenging year and we hope that 2021 will be better one for the performing arts. It was good to see many people join us at...

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