There’s nothing more important and thrilling than training for performances and
competitions to a child athlete. This makes injury prevention top priority. Dancers
are highly flexible and extremely strong therefore increasing the load placed on
their growing body and joints. Aside from proper preventative measures, such as
stretching and nutrition, a check up for the musckulo-skeletal system will ensure
proper biomechanics for the developing dancer.
Maintaining a dancers’ fully functional dance expression is key to a fulfilling lifetime
of physical activity, not just as a youth. Seasonal Chiropractic assessments, regular
sessions if there is movement-altering pain, will help to prevent an imbalanced
biomechanical movement. Having a specialist assure the dancer passes a physical
and movement screening will help prevent compensative movement patterns. With
the help of parents, coaches and instructors emphasizing the need for a dancer to
get checked out will prevent devastating overuse injuries that can become a chronic
problem. Pushing through discomfort increases both the healing period and damage
Chiropractic and Acupuncture care are beneficial in any active persons lifestyle.
Separate or combined they help decrease interference between the body and mind,
increase the body’s ability to heal itself and help maintain homeostasis.
allows the practitioner to see deeper into the dancers body and allows a myriad of
additional resources to be utilized to help sustain the dancers health. A holistic
approach to healing allows this advisory panel to keep your favorite dancers in the
know about their bodies and health.