BEST-SELLERS / Top 10 Dance Injuries

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----------------------------------------------------------------- BEST-SELLERS / TOP 10 DANCE INJURIES ----------------------------------------------------------------- 1 Groin strain. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . from two weeks 2 Inflamation of the achilles tendon. . . . . . from two weeks 3 Stress fracture of the vertebrae. . . . . . . from six weeks 4 Sprained ankle. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . from one month 5 Stress fracture of the shin. . . . . . . . from three months 6 Stress fracture of small foot bones. . . . . . .three months 7 Spurs of bone on the heel (Nureyev, Bussell). . three months 8 Knee problems eg torn menisci. . . . . . . . . .three months 9 Disc problems, strains, muscle pulls. . . .from three months 10 Rupture of cruciate ligament (the Gazza). . .from six months ----------------------------------------------------------------- Chart supplied by the Remedial Dance Clinic, London, W1 -----------------------------------------------------------------

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