What is Dance Medicine?

Aquacare’s Dance Medicine Program offers a unique experience for athletes and performing artists providing individualized physical therapy tailored to all dance backgrounds. Certified dance medicine specialists provide one-on-one care to properly diagnose and return dancers safely to their activities. The dance medicine team at Aquacare Physical Therapy is dedicated to providing expertise in dance and performing arts, many of our dance specialists being former or current dancers themselves. Aquacare Dance Medicine is dedicated to the health and wellness of dancers and athletes of all levels.

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Common Diagnosis Treated:

  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • Tendinitis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • Foot and Ankle Pain
  • Hip Impingement
  • Labral Tears
  • SIJ Dysfunctions

Unique Treatment Techniques:

  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • Tendinitis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • Foot and Ankle Pain
  • Hip Impingement
  • Labral Tears
  • SIJ Dysfunctions
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Meet Our Team - Certified Dance Medicine Therapists

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Katie Oakley, PTA

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Ananda Cann, DPT

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Susan Conklin, MPT, CLT

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