Dance Medicine and Injury Prevention Program

Pointe Readiness Screening

A physical screening designed to determine if the dancer has adequate strength, balance and range of motion to safely begin pointe.

  • Includes a 15-minute screening with personalized recommendations for pointe preparation. Screening provided at school, studio or at one of Nicklaus Children’s Outpatient Centers.
  • $25.00 per dancer
About the Dance Medicine Program

The Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Dance Medicine Program is devoted to providing comprehensive medical and performance based care to dancers. Our team consists of orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists and athletic trainers. We strive to improve and maintain the health and wellbeing of the dancer through evidence based injury prevention and performance enhancing screenings, evaluations and training. 

Contact Sports Health

Prevention of Sports Injuries in Children
Pediatric orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Spurdle MD, talks about sports injuries and prevention in children.

Service Locations

Nicklaus Children's Nirvair Chowdhury Midtown Center
3915 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL 33137

Nicklaus Children's Pinecrest Outpatient Center
11521 South Dixie Highway
2nd Floor
Pinecrest, FL 33156

Ranked Among the Best Children's Hospitals for Orthopedics by U.S News & World Report