Originally researched and written by Liam Mannix of The Sydney Morning Herald Summarized below by Richelle Stevenson Ty Wall-King and Amber Scott in Sleeping Beauty PC: Kate Longley / Australian Ballet This article from Sydney, Australia explores modern research into pain and highlights a new approach to treating back pain in company artists at the Australian Ballet. This approach focuses treatment on the nerves transmitting pain signals. While there is excellent information in this article, and a perspective which I think all dancers should consider, I must reinforce that dancers with any back pain should consult a health care professional for treatment. Your physical therapist, doctor,
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