Our specialist are dancers who happen to be physical therapists. It is always a more successful recovery when you are working with a Physical Therapist that understands your sport. Whether your were injured during a grand allegro or simply a battement your dance medicine therapist will understand the terminology and the movement of each step.
Our dance performance training program would be a great way to break down what your technique looks like during a variety of dance skills. Using this knowledge we can find areas of weakness or tightness that could be addressed to improve technique and therefore eliminate corrections.
Absolutely! Our dance medicine therapist have taken extensive courses regarding all performance sports, including ice skating, gymnastics, cheerleading, and dance. Your session will be specific to your sport whether it is competitive dancing, performance dancing, cheerleading or gymnastics.
No, you will work with your physical therapist to determine what modifications need to be done for you to continue attending classes. For some this may mean only taking barre while others may be able to complete everything but jumping. Our goal is always to find a way to keep you in your dance environment.
The main focus of both is to improve mobility and strength, and to reduce pain. During your dance medicine sessions your PT will incorporate exercises specific to returning you to high level dance skills.