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arts medicine

The study and practice of medical problems of performing artists, including musicians, vocalists, and dancers.
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This will culminate in the first International Congress in Performing Arts Medicine in New York City in 2016.
Similar collaboration and trust are developing in other areas of arts medicine, albeit slowly in some instances.
The Performing Arts Medicine Clinic joins the many highly specialized health-care facilities in Indiana that cater to a very particular patient need.
Dawson, a retired orthopaedist performing arts medicine consultant/ editor and active bassoonist/instrumental teacher, is past president of the Performing Arts Medicine Association, a worldwide lecturer and clinician, and the author of Fit as a Fiddle: The Musician's Guide to Playing Healthy.
For physicians, arts medicine and sports medicine pose special interests, challenges, and problems.
But in spite of the efforts of researchers in performing arts medicine, and the plethora of outstanding books, workshops, symposia and so on, this percentage remains stubbornly high.
Kevin Varner, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Methodist Hospital's Center for Performing Arts Medicine in Houston identifies five telltale signs.
Goitz, MD, associate professor and chief, orthopaedic sports medicine and director, Center for Performing Arts Medicine, at the Medical College, led the research effort that compared collegiate soccer players -- 33 men versus 33 women.
However, as arts medicine has evolved, experience has shown that neither lesion requires surgery in most cases.
The author gives valuable insights into the work done in arts medicine in Australia by leading pioneers such as Hunter Fry, a neurologist who studied the injuries of musicians.
Robert Jackson, a physician at Methodist Hospital's Center for Performing Arts Medicine who works with Houston Ballet dancers, always recommends eating before taking NSAIDs to avoid indigestion.
This is a unique opportunity to hear some of this country's most experienced performing arts medicine physicians partner in sessions with knowledgeable MTNA musicians to address the questions to which you've always wanted answers.

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