What is dance injury prevention training?

Also known as: injury prevention and training programs for dancers.

A training program designed to improve strength, range of motion, balance and neuromuscular control to
enhance performance and reduce the risk of dance related injuries.

What happens during the procedure?

A Dance Medicine professional works with the dancer to improve muscular strength, range of motion, balance and neuromuscular control through specific exercise prescription.

Is any special preparation needed?

No special preparation is needed for the training. The dancer should wear dance attire.

What are the risk factors?

There is still a potential risk of injury occurring even after a patient has undergone dance injury prevention training.


Reviewed by: Lauren Butler, PT, DPT, SCS

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