injuries

Inflammation 911

Courtesy of Pointe Magazine

Published December 16, 2009
I just found out I fractured my talus (ankle) and can’t dance for 4-6 weeks. How should I ease my way into dance after my doctor gives me the okay?―Emily, Winchester, VAYou’re wise to want to ease back into shape, because bone injuries need plenty of time to heal. I had a fractured ankle once,…more »
Published November 24, 2009
What you should know about dealing with inflammation.more »
Published November 24, 2009
If I’m trying to work through a minor injury, when do I know it’s time to sit out or see a doctor?Mickey Cassella, PT, director of physical therapy services at Boston Ballet: There’s no such thing as a “minor injury” when you’re a dancer. If you have a hint of something not feeling right…more »
Published November 24, 2009
Suzanne Farrell Ballet dancer Amy Brandt answers your questions about pointe shoes, injuries, and arabesque.more »