Preventing Dance Injuries

Three Locations

We have three locations:

Farmington Health Center
165 N. University Ave
Farmington, UT 84025
801-213-3200

South Jordan Health Center
5126 W. Daybreak Parkway
South Jordan, UT 84009
801-587-7005

University Orthopaedic Center
590 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
801-213-4500

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. 

Services

  • 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
Shoulders
  • 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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