Preventing Dance Injuries

Three Locations

We have three locations:

Farmington Health Center
165 N. University Ave
Farmington, UT 84025

South Jordan Health Center
5126 W. Daybreak Parkway
South Jordan, UT 84009

University Orthopaedic Center
590 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Whether you are a professional dancer or dance for fun, the Dance Clinic is here to help you prevent pain and injuries. From tap, jazz, hip-hop, ballroom, swing, breakdancing, and more, dancers of all styles can get a comprehensive biomechanical evaluation of musculoskeletal system and movement patterns from the clinic. This also includes a detailed dance history and injuries.

You will receive therapeutic exercises for strengthening, flexibility, and retraining movement dysfunction to keep you on the dance floor. 


  • Detailed review of dance history and injury
  • Comprehensive biomechanical evaluation of musculoskeletal system and movement patterns
  • Therapeutic exercises for strengthening, flexibility
  • Retraining therapy for dysfunctions

Common Dance Injuries

Back & Hips
  • Lower-back strain and muscle spasms
  • SI dysfunction
  • Snapping hip
  • Rotator cuff tendonitis and impingement
  • Subacromial impingement
 Ankles & Feet
  • Ankle sprain
  • Anterior and posterior impingement
  • Achilles tendonitis/rupture
  • Metatarsal fractures
  • Plantar fasciitis
Legs & Knees
  • Hamstring strain
  • Lateral ligament tears
  • Patellofemoral dysfunction
  • ACL injuries

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