Tag: strain

Ouch! What Was That?

The worst has happened: You landed a jump and felt an oh-so-terrifying pop in your ankle. As your friend rushes over with an ice pack, your entire dance career flashes before your eyes. All you really want to know is how bad it is—and how long you’ll have to stay off your toes. Dancers endure […]

Pain in the…

Take care of your body so you can stay in the studio—and not on the sidelines.(iStock) Every dancer, at some point, is faced with physical pain. Fractured bones, inflamed tendons and muscle strains seem to come with the territory. They might even force you to take an unwanted break. But injuries, particularly overuse injuries, can […]