Performing Arts Physical Therapy is a specialized area of care as it relates to movement artists, such as dancers and gymnasts, as these athletes are prone to specific injuries due to the unique nature of their art form. The athlete is evaluated thoroughly to address their specific injury, movement dysfunctions associated with the injury, as well as training effects and schedules. An individualized treatment plan is established and tailored to the athlete's needs in order to facilitate their return to full performance ability. Emphasis is also placed on education and injury prevention.

Common dance and gymnastics injuries include:

  • Ankle Sprain
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Flexor Hallucis Longus Tendonitis
  • Posterior Tibialis Tendonitis
  • Bunions
  • Knee Pain
  • Snapping Hip
  • Stress Fracture
  • Low Back Pain
  • Sacroiliac Pain and Dysfunction
  • Spondylolysis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Elbow Dislocation
  • Wrist Pain
  • Muscle Strains

Parwana is passionate about treating performing artists. She is a former competitive gymnast with a background in dance. She has received specific training for injury prevention and treatment through the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries in New York City. Parwana fully understands the specific issues that these athletes face, and the need to return to their sport quickly and safely.

Performing Arts Rehabilitation

Performing Arts Physical Therapy is a specialized area of care as it relates to movement artists, such as dancers and gymnasts, as these athletes are prone to specific injuries due to the unique nature of their art form. The athlete is evaluated thoroughly to address their specific injury, movement dysfunctions associated with the injury, as well as training effects and schedules. An individualized treatment plan is established and tailored to the athlete's needs in order to facilitate their return to full performance ability. Emphasis is also placed on education and injury prevention.

Common dance and gymnastics injuries include:

  • Ankle Sprain
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Flexor Hallucis Longus Tendonitis
  • Posterior Tibialis Tendonitis
  • Bunions
  • Knee Pain
  • Snapping Hip
  • Stress Fracture
  • Low Back Pain
  • Sacroiliac Pain and Dysfunction
  • Spondylolysis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Elbow Dislocation
  • Wrist Pain
  • Muscle Strains

Parwana is passionate about treating performing artists. She is a former competitive gymnast with a background in dance. She has received specific training for injury prevention and treatment through the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries in New York City. Parwana fully understands the specific issues that these athletes face, and the need to return to their sport quickly and safely.