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How can i take better care of my feet and prevent injury as a dancer? i am a ballet dancer and wear pointe shoes. just want advice please :)

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Dr. Barry Johnson
Podiatry 52 years experience
Strengthen feet: To prevent injury, strengthening your feet with resistance training through full ranges of motion, especially the subtalar & midtarsal joints in dancers on pointe. Wash with soap between toes @ least once a day to prevent fungus toenails.

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Last updated Jan 3, 2015

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