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The Muscle You Should Never Neglect If You Want to Avoid Injury

Dancers are often on their feet for up to 12 hours a day. Not surprisingly, that can lead to a lot of fatigue in the lower leg muscles. And when muscles are tired, the rate of injury increases. But one muscle in particular turns out to make a huge difference: An in-house study at The […]

The 6 New Injury Prevention Rules

The Australian Ballet’s artistic health team has become a reference worldwide, and not just because they got David Hallberg back onstage after his two-year struggle with injuries. Their results speak for themselves: While foot stress fractures and hip arthroscopies are common elsewhere in the ballet world, The Australian Ballet hasn’t had any in over a […]