Alyssa Arms is a colorado-based physical therapist who specializes in treating dancers and other performing artists. She owns her own company, Back in Step Physical Therapy, treating the performer and dance athlete. She also teaches at the University of Colorado Anshutz and is a guest lecturer and public speaker. 


Episode Takeaways

  • The niche of dance medicine
  • Special considerations for the artistic athlete
  • Become connected within your niche community
  • Establish yourself as an expert


Three Questions

  • Who is someone the audience should follow to learn more about today’s topic? Jenna Kantor, PT
  • What is something the audience should take a look at if they want to take a deeper dive into some of the things we talked about today? International Association for Dance Medicine and Science, Doctors for Dancers 
  • Why should people care about this episode/topic? Dance medicine is an underserved community and has specific needs which are outside of the norm of the human body. 


Parting Shot

“If you are somebody who is working with a dance or anyone who is an artistic athlete, reach out and find resources to help them where they need to be.” – Alyssa Arms 


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