Tag: blisters

Your Aches and Pains Addressed: Blisters

Blisters are certainly a sign of lots of hard work and dancing. But it can be next to impossible for a dancer to do her job (especially on pointe) if they aren’t allowed to heal properly. DS spoke with podiatrist Dr. Ronald Werter about the best ways to prevent, cope with and treat blisters. What […]

How to Deal with Blisters

Got Blisters? Four Simple Steps to Deal Don’t pop them! The fluid in the bubble protects the second layer of skin (the dermis) and will soon absorb into it, allowing new skin to form. Tip: Popping blisters makes it easier for them to get infected. Yuck! Clean the affected area with soap and water and […]