The Capital Orthopaedics team is focused on providing the right diagnosis and most effective treatment for all injuries in professional and recreational dancers.
We have decades of experience in understanding the particular stresses placed on a dancer’s body – and the importance of building physical resilience into treatment plans.
Our aim is to get you back to peak fitness in the shortest time possible, while preventing future injuries.
Working within The Cromwell Hospital, Basinghall Clinic and The Platinum Health Centre, we offer state-of-the-art diagnostics equipment, dedicated physiotherapy centres, innovative surgical procedures and highly experienced orthopaedic and sports medicine professionals.
Led by internationally renowned consultant orthopaedic surgeon, Simon Moyes, the Capital Orthopaedics team includes expert surgeons, anaesthetists, radiologists, nurses and physiotherapists.
Some of the most common dance injuries we treat include:
Diagnosing and treating all hip conditions, from soft tissue repair to joint reconstruction. Dance-related conditions include:
Sudden twisting movements and repeated impact with a poor shock absorption techniques can lead to knee problems. Our team treats the condition and provides rehabilitation and guidance in technique to prevent future injury. Typical injuries include:
Repeated impact can lead to tiny cracks in your bones. We offer bone scans as well as x-rays to ensure correct diagnosis of this problem. Stress fractures can usually be treated with rest, anti inflammatories and physiotherapy with a focus on correcting poor technique. They usually occur in:
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