Dance medicine clinic at Spire Cardiff Hospital

Management and prevention of dance injuries.

Management and prevention of dance injuries.

Why you might need it

How much does Dance medicine clinic cost at Spire Cardiff Hospital

A fixed price for this treatment may be available on enquiry and following an initial consultation. Spire Healthcare can provide you with a single, fixed price so there are no surprises. Please read Spire Healthcare's terms and conditions for full details of what’s included and excluded in your fixed price when paying for yourself. Finance options are available through our partner Omni Capital Retail Finance Ltd, 10 Norwich Street, London, EC4A 1BD.

The guide price displayed shows what most patients who pay for their own treatment should expect to pay for treatment. The price may vary depending on Consultant, type of anaesthetic, implant or drug used, and may also vary due to your medical history.

Spire Cardiff Hospital can provide you with a single, fixed price so there are no surprises. Please read Spire Healthcare's terms and conditions for full details of what’s included and excluded in your fixed price when paying for yourself. Finance options are available through our partner Omni Capital Retail Finance Ltd, 10 Norwich Street, London, EC4A 1BD.

Who will do it?

A healthy injury free body is of the upmost importance for any dancer.  Historically the dance population has been expected to self-manage their injuries with little or no support.  However within dance medicine and science there is a growing body of practitioners and evidence which is helping to support dancers' health needs.

At Perform Birmingham we aim to provide fast and easy access to high quality care for dancers and performers.  Our dance service is run by Pippa Jones,  a Chartered Physiotherapist working at Perform Birmingham.  She has an extensive background in dance science and medicine, having worked as a physiotherapist with professional dancers from London’s West End, BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing and the Royal Ballet.

Pippa has danced since a young age which gives her a unique understanding and therefore empathy into the pressures faced by dance athletes around their training and performance.  She has increased her knowledge and experience in the field by completing an MSc in Sports Physiotherapy with an emphasis on dance.  She has also recently presented her research dissertation at the 2012 Annual International Association for Dance Medicine and Science Conference.     

Dance services offered at Perform Birmingham include:

  • dance specific assessment
  • screening and performance enhancement
  • sports/dance injury management
  • return to dance/ show fitness status
  • dance specific exercise prescription
  • clinical pilates
  • acupuncture
  • manual therapy
  • sports massage
  • shockwave therapy
  • Alter-G running machine
  • onsite access to diagnostic investigations
  • direct access to a sports and exercise medicine consultant
  • direct access to consultant orthopaedic surgeons.

Important to note

The treatment described on this page may be adapted to meet your individual needs, so it's important to follow your healthcare professional's advice and raise any questions that you may have with them.

How to get to us

We're a 15 minute taxi ride from Cardiff Central railway station.

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Spire Cardiff Hospital,

Croescadarn Road
Pentwyn
Cardiff
CF23 8XL

Main Switchboard:  02920 735 515

Self-pay treatment enquiries:  02920 542 509

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Spire Cardiff Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.

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