Tag Archives: knee

En Pointe Readiness and Injury Prevention for Dancers

Lynn Batalden, DPT, OCS, is back on point helping dancers avoid injury en pointe (dancing on their toes). Back in May, Lynn did a survey of research to discover the answer to the question “When are young ballet dancers ready …
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Female Athletes through the Lifespan: Adolescents (ages 11-17)

For our first article on female athletes ages 4-10, click here. As boys and girls enter adolescence, a variety of changes occur with the onset of puberty. Puberty for girls can begin anywhere from ages 8-13; for boys, it usually …
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Connections: All about the Knee

Weds. April 13, 6:00-7:30 PM The knee is the largest joint in the body. This elegant, complicated structure does a lot of work while supporting our weight. Knee problems can affect people of every age, and sometimes the causes of …
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