Dance Medicine Treatments

Help for a Wide Range of Injuries

Dancer Feet

Dance-related injuries may involve bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments or joints. The lower back, feet, ankles and knees of dancers are particularly vulnerable. When such injuries do occur, the Cedars-Sinai/USC Glorya Kaufman Dance Medicine Center can assist dancers' recovery from:

Specialized Treatment for Dancers

The Cedars-Sinai/USC Glorya Kaufman Dance Medicine Center offers specialized therapies for injured dancers at the Cedars-Sinai Orthopaedics. The goal of treatment is to rapidly return patients to their prior level of activity with no permanent limitation. The center emphasizes an educational approach, with physicians taking the time to fully explain to each patient the steps he or she must take to make a full recovery and avoid future injury.

The center takes full advantage of Cedars-Sinai's diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative resources, including:

  • Comprehensive, on-site imaging, including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and CT scanning
  • On-site physical therapists and physiatrists
  • Expertise in diagnostic arthroscopy