Hip Problems In Dancers – The Common Ones

hip problems in dancers

The human hip area is complex and lots can go wrong if not careful, so here I have looked at hip problems in dancers. The hip is a ball-and-socket joint, and together with intricate sets of ligaments offers a ballet dancer tremendous range of motion, and at the same time also withstands great wear and … Read more

Knee Injuries In Dancers – Prevention Is Better Than Cure

knee injuries in dancers

Knee injuries in dancers are not uncommon, as the knee joint is very complicated and in a way also sensitive to injury, especially amongst both dancers and athletes. Knees although they seem simple, are one of the most complex joints in the human body. The knees and knee joints are hot spots for ballet dancers … Read more

Puberty And Ballet – Do They Mix?

puberty and ballet

Do Puberty And Ballet Mix Well Together? The transition from childhood to adulthood is called puberty and it affects every aspect of a young person’s life. If that young person happens to be a ballet dancer, puberty usually occurs just as they are making the transition into making a serious commitment to the study of … Read more

Bunion Products And Can You Treat Bunions Without Surgery?

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Can One Treat Bunions Without Surgery? Whether or not you can treat bunions without surgery is a much-debated topic, and it also depends on the severity of the bunion. There are a lot of bunion products on the market that can help one to alleviate some of the discomfort and pain caused by bunions. Bunions … Read more

Hyperextended Knee Treatment Especially For Dancers

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Over the years of teaching, I have come into contact with a lot of pupils with hyperextended knees, and hyperextended knee treatment and training require care, especially in ballet training. What Is A Hyperextended Knee? A hyperextended knee is one that looks as though it is bending backwards when the knee is fully stretched. Hyperextended … Read more

Eating Disorders In Dancers – Why?

eating disorders in dancers

Today I would like to go a little into eating disorders in dancers, as this seems to be quite a common issue in the dance world. Why So Many Eating Disorders In Dancers? The reasons for eating disorders in dancers are actually quite obvious. With a mirror being a dancer’s best friend and constantly looking … Read more