Tag: sprained ankle

Injured? How Crying Can Help the Recovery Process

I’ve been on a crying jag since I sprained my ankle for the third time. It kills me that I can’t dance my favorite roles. I’m also disgusted with myself for being a crybaby. —Maggy, Philadelphia, PA You’re being too hard on yourself. Crying is a natural, healthy response to sadness and frustration, according to […]

Why Won’t My Sprained Ankle Heal?

It’s been a year since I sprained my ankle and it continues to hurt, even with physical therapy. I’ve had to skip class, and I worry that my injury could ruin any chance of landing a job when I start auditioning. It hurts the most when I do grand pliés. Is there something wrong with […]