Spotlight: Erin Myers on the connection between ballet and scoliosis.

As a dancer, you probably know someone with scoliosis or, if you’re like me, you might even have it yourself.

What you may not know is that certain lifestyle factors can increase your likelihood of developing the condition, and according to a recent study published in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, classical ballet training is one of them. When ballet is combined with a low body mass index, that risk increases even more.

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