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Talking To Your Doctor About Injuries

When modern dancer Elizabeth* first saw a neurosurgeon after discovering she had two slipped discs in her back, she was … Continue reading

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What You Need To Know About Concussions

A year ago, I was in an onstage accident. A stage manager sent another dancer on before his cue and … Continue reading

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Dancer, Heal Thyself

For most dancers, the joys of dancing are coupled with inevitable aches and pains. You’ve probably heard about a bunch … Continue reading

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Understanding Knee Trauma

A knee injury may seem like the end of your career, but with time and proper care, many dancers return—often … Continue reading

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Beating Common Knee Injuries

When you run and jump, your legs absorb a force approximately three times your body weight. That force travels through … Continue reading

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Understanding Foot Pain

The day-to-day grind of class, rehearsal and performance can, over time, strain the ligaments and tendons in your feet, eventually … Continue reading

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