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Is salsa dancing bad for your back?

Is salsa dancing bad for your back?

No: It depends a bit on you and your overall condition. It you ease into it, train, practice, most will do fine. Nothing works for everyone, but if you want to try, great. Activity is better than inactivity. ...Read more

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Is dancing good for a bad back?

No: Swimming is good for a bad back. Bad back doesn't like twisting motion or sudden backward bending. ...Read more

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I have bilateral plantar fasciitis and chronic pain of right ankle due to some injuries. Can I take dance lessons (salsa, tango, swing..) &go dancing?

Not wise: The plantar fasciitis is unlikely to heal with an activity such as dancing. I would suggest you consult with a physician to discuss treatment options for you, so that you can see improvement and then eventually get back to dancing. Although you probably could push through the discomfort, your condition can not heal without a period of rest from stress on the fascia. ...Read more

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My have a back pain i think is beacause i made a wrong exercise while i was dancing ballet. What can I do?

Active recovery: Ice or heat depending on how long ago this happened and what helps with the discomfort, massage, physical therapy modalities possibly. If it continues then see you local ortho md. ...Read more

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I have back pain but I have joined dance classes as I love dancing. Is it gonna increase my back pain problem?

Depends: depending on the cause of the backpain results can vary. If your back pain is a rsult of osteoarthritis (common back pain) physicial activity will not make it worse but if its due to spinal stenosis and other reasons it may make the pain worse. ...Read more

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Is there anyway to help get feeling back into the middle toes after wearing and dancing in high heels? I have to wear heels again tonight.

Big N'Little.: Your nerves need time to recover from being injured. Repeated nerve compression damage, although usually temporary, can have lasting effects if not stopped. Your shoes are either too tight or too short, either way, continued use will only make you situation worse. ...Read more

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