Mr Patrice Berque

Broad Category
Services, therapies, and modalities
Music / arts / performance health, Focal dystonia management, Singers and professional voice users, Technique / ergonomics / posture / instruments / props / equipment
Regions Covered
Scotland, Online/Telephone/Remote
East Dunbartonshire, Bearsden, Glasgow
MMACP MCSP HPC, Dip Medecine des Arts (France), Member of the Performing Arts Medicine Association USA (PAMA)
Registration, insurance and DBS checks
Current professional registration, insurance and DBS confirmed
Information (Note: telephone numbers are available via BAPAM helpline)

Patrice is a former professional French horn player with much experience in the field of Performing Arts Medicine: all instrumentalists/instrument groups, and singers with musculoskeletal disorders. He set up his Performing Arts Clinic in 2002. He is also an MSK Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner in the NHS. He has published and presented research into the evaluation and management of focal dystonia in musicians, and musculoskeletal pain affecting musicians. He developed and validated the Musculoskeletal Pain Intensity and Interference Questionnaire for Musicians (MPIIQM), which has since been translated and validated in several languages. He is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP), and of the Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists (MACP). He works regularly with the all the professional orchestras in Scotland, and with the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Clinics are held in Bearsden.