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Dance Injuries – Posterior Tibial Tendonitis

Posterior Tibial Tendonitis The posterior tibial tendon is one of the most important tendons of the leg. The posterior tibial tendon attaches the calf muscle to the bones on the inside of the foot. The main function of the tendon is to hold up the arch and support the foot when walking.Posterior Tibial Tendonitis thus… Continue reading Dance Injuries – Posterior Tibial Tendonitis

Dance Injuries – Achilles Tendonitis Part II

In our previous post, we covered what is and what causes Achilles Tendonitis. In this post, we will elaborate further on the kind of exercises As a recap on the causes: (i) Imbalance in the muscles If the other muscles in the feet and legs involved in releves, plies etc are underdeveloped, the Achilles Tendon… Continue reading Dance Injuries – Achilles Tendonitis Part II