Bunions are irreversible without surgery. They can inhibit a ballerina's ability to dance on pointe - but dancers with bunions need not despair. It is quite possible to get around this pesky problem to become highly skilled on pointe.
A bunion is when the big toe leans toward the littler… Continue reading
Dancing on pointe can easily lead to injuries, such as ingrown toenails and bruised toenails. This next part of this series on pointe shoe injuries will inform dancers of how to prevent and treat these infirmities.
Ingrown toenails dig into the toe's skin, which can be quite painful… Continue reading
Pointe work displays the incredible strength of ballet dancers as they perform challenging moves on the tips of their toes. Unfortunately, the toes, toenails, and feet bear the consequences of this demanding task, and are often the site of various injuries. There is hope for dancers however, if they follow… Continue reading