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Your IT Band is Not the Enemy But Maybe Your Foam Roller Is


I am not sure this applies to dancers per se, but it is food for thought.

 

Your IT Band is Not the Enemy But Maybe Your Foam Roller Is | Breaking Muscle.

R_I_C E!


RICE rest, ice, compression, elevation—most dancers will want to attend to small pains now, before the holiday and Nutcracker season starts. Here’s background and advice from some of ballets’ prominent NYC and Philadelphia-based ballet physical therapists and treatment providers. Take care of niggling problems now, before they become a major issue! Keep on dancing!

via PT’s Advice Can Determine Outcome of Ballet Performance | NEWS-Line for Physical Therapists & PT Assistants.