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Dance Physical Therapy

Dance PT at Inspira Physical Therapy & Pilates. We treat dancers and performers on Broadway and Madison Square Garden with advanced and specialized physical therapy care.

Dance PT Services: 

Injury Prevention Screenings

    • Thorough physical assessment to determine current injuries and risk for future injuries.

    • Technique analysis for safety followed by recommendations for progressed training and injury prevention.

 

Specific Physical Therapy Services for Dancers & Performers:

  • Dance-specific rehabilitation exercises

  • Manual therapy hands-on techniques for dancers:

    • Graston Technique

    • Kinesio Tape

    • Orthopedic & Functional Manual Therapy

    • Pilates Rehabilitation

Injury Prevention Screenings

  • Thorough physical assessment to determine current injuries and risk for future injuries.

  • Technique analysis for safety followed by recommendations for progressed training and injury prevention.

About Founder & CEO Dr. Melanie Carminati, PT, DPT, GTS, NCPT

Dancers and performers on Broadway and Madison Square Garden gather backstage for Dr. Melanie Carminati’s advanced and specialized physical therapy care. 

Melanie’s expertise as a Doctor of Physical Therapy is enhanced with her working knowledge as a former dancer with extensive dance training and performance experience. 

She works annually with Shaw Bronner, PT, Ph.D., OCS, the Director of Physical Therapy Services at the Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, to perform injury prevention screenings at this New York City location. Melanie has taken care of multiple professional and student dancers.