Dr. Rick's Health Tip of the MonthSeptember 2000
Avoid Torqueing Your Dance Partner's Shoulders!
By Rick Allen, DC
This month's Instep article describes the all-too-common problem of torqueing the shoulders by improperly turning your partner while dancing. So take preventative action: read the article, study the pictures of good and bad turns, and put the solutions to work! Your dancing partners will be very grateful!
PS: The body mechanics described in this article apply to other situations, too. So check it out, even if you are not a dancer.
Dr. Rick Allen is a chiropractor, massage therapist and dance student who splits his time between Portland, Oregon and Trout Lake Washington. Dr. Rick welcomes your questions and suggestions for future articles. However, he cannot make specific diagnoses or treatment recommendations unless you visit him in person. He can be reached by phone at 503-257-1324 in Portland, 509-395-0024 in Trout Lake, or toll free at 1-888-247-3248, email or on the World Wide Web: www.CascadeWellnessClinic.com
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