Things Musicians Don’t Talk About presents:
Musicians’ Injury Awareness Week
Rebecca and Hattie are thrilled to be putting together a week of action, raising awareness for musicians injuries.
Find out how you can get involved below
What’s on throughout the week?
With mini episodes, live events and livestreams, we can’t wait to share the stories and wisdom of many students, professionals, physicians and teachers
Our friends and followers were so generous in letting us share their experiences with injury:
Free health education training:
How to book a free health assessment:
Resources and Factsheets:
Who to contact if you suspect you may be or are suffering from an injury:
The Arts Clinic: 020 7935 1242; http://www.artsclinic.co.uk/Front%20Page.htm
The Arts Clinic is a unique organisation dedicated to promoting and developing the well-being and full creative potential of those in the arts and creative industries.
The British Association of Hand Therapists: 01473 788554 or 07928896144; email@example.com; https://www.hand-therapy.co.uk/default.aspx
The British Association of Hand Therapists (BAHT) is a registered UK charity and clinical interest group for anyone interested in the rehabilitation of hands.
The British Association of Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM); 020 7404 8444; firstname.lastname@example.org; https://www.bapam.org.uk
We deliver expert health and wellbeing services for those working in the Performing Arts.
Dystonia UK: 020 7793 3651; email@example.com; https://www.dystonia.org.uk
We exist to give hope and support to those living with dystonia. Creating UK and worldwide awareness.
Help Musicians UK: 020 7239 9100; firstname.lastname@example.org; https://www.helpmusicians.org.uk
Help Musicians is an independent UK charity for professional musicians of all genres, from starting out through to retirement. We help at times of crisis, but also at times of opportunity, giving people the extra support they need at a crucial stage that could make or break their career.
London Hand Therapy: +44 (0) 7960 750 888; https://www.londonhandtherapy.co.uk
Offering first class care and advice for all upper limb injuries and conditions.
Musicians’ Health Scotland: 01360 621896; 07766 687578; email@example.com; http://www.musicianshealth.co.uk/index.html
Physiotherapy services for performing artists in Scotland.
Musicians’ Hearing Services: 020 7486 1053; https://www.musicianshearingservices.co.uk
We have clinics in Harley Street, Golders Green, Greater Manchester and nationwide regional clinics. We are passionate about the specific hearing needs of musicians and entertainment industry personnel. We work closely with the Musicians Union and the British Association for Performing Arts Medicine. We provide a range of tailor-made services including advice on hearing protection, on-site noise assessments, and specialist technology for those affected by hearing loss.
Music Minds Matter: 0808 802 8008; https://www.musicmindsmatter.org.uk
Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, Music Minds Matter is Help Musicians’ dedicated mental health support line and service for the whole UK music community.
Music Support: 0800 030 6789; firstname.lastname@example.org; https://musicsupport.org
Music Support provides help and support for those in or employed by the UK music industry affected by mental ill-health and/or addiction.
Musicians’ Upper Limb Clinic: 0808 302 9668; https://www.bmihealthcare.co.uk/specialities/hand-and-upper-limb-services
A new initiative being launched at BMI Healthcare by Dr John White, an orthopaedic hand and upper-limb surgeon.
The Royal Society of Musicians is Britain’s oldest music charity and its aims remain as relevant today as they were in the earliest years – to provide vital financial assistance, advice and guidance to those professionally active in the world of music but who are unable to work due to accident, illness or old age. Being a charity run by musicians for musicians, the Society is uniquely placed to fully understand the challenges faced within the profession.