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Department of Dance and Arts, College of Humanities and Convergence Arts, Sungshin Women’s University, Seoul, Korea. ,
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Background. Dancers experience frequent pain and injuries as they perform the same training and movements every day. Therefore, if pain caused by repeated movements is treated early, training effectiveness will improve, which will lead to improved performance.
Objectives. The purpose of this study is to suggest a method of treating pain based on published papers that have been studied so far.
Methods. This study has searched the scientific literature published between 2000 and 2023. Indexed terms and text words such as dance, dancer, sports injury, musculoskeletal pain, treatment, initial treatment, recovery, and dance effect.
Results. Pain was prevalent in the head, lower back, foot, and legs including the hip joint, and injuries were also concentrated in the lower extremity and lower back region.
Conclusion. The treatment method proposed in this study is expected to be helpful in treating pain in dancers through analysis of the structural causes, considering that the cutaneous nerve, which easily feels pain, is a treatment target that should relax the structures in the path to the superficial fascia.
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  • When a dancer has a headache, it is recommended to check the tension of the suboccipital triangle, when there is back pain, check the tension of surrounding muscles such as the hamstring, and when there is pain in the ankles and plantar region, it is a good idea to check the structure passing through the tarsal tunnel as the relaxation target.

Type of Study: Review Article | Subject: Kinesiology and Sport Injuries
Received: 2024/01/12 | Accepted: 2024/03/19

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