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Also known as: injury prevention and screening programs for dancers.
A comprehensive biomechanical motion analysis and physical evaluation of a dancer’s risk of injury. Designed to identify areas needing improvement to reduce the risk of injury and enhance performance.
A Dance Medicine professional performs a motion analysis and physical assessment of the dancer to identify deficits in strength, range of motion, balance and neuromuscular control that may increase the risk of injury. A summary of the results and training recommendation package is provided to the dancer.
No special preparation is needed for this test.
There is still a potential risk of injury occurring even after a patient has undergone dance injury prevention screening.
Reviewed by: Lauren Butler, PT, DPT, SCS
This page was last updated on: September 09, 2021 01:47 PM
Maintaining the health and wellbeing of the dancer through evidence based injury prevention and performance enhancing screenings, evaluations and training
This video discusses recovery techniques for dancers to relieve muscle tightness. This tip is brought to you by the Sports Health Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.
Watch this video to view ways to help support and protect a growing dancer's back. This tip is brought to you by The Sports Health Program at Nicklaus Children's.
The Sports Health Program at Nicklaus Children's illustrates a warm up technique for dancers.
Foot alignment is an essential part of a dancer's technique. Watch this video tip provided by the Sports Health Program at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.
Balance and movement impairments refers to a wide variety of different conditions that can impact a child’s ability to walk or move properly. It can also lead to other issues such as dizziness, lightheadedness, vertigo and other related problems.
When one or more of the bones in the foot or the ankle breaks, this is known as an ankle or foot fracture. They can vary greatly in severity depending on what area of the foot or ankle is impacted.
A pointe readiness screening is a physical screening designed to determine if the dancer has adequate strength, balance and range of motion to safely begin pointe.