Premature osteoarthrosis in professional dancers.

@article{Teitz1998PrematureOI,
  title={Premature osteoarthrosis in professional dancers.},
  author={Carol C. Teitz and Ray F. Kilcoyne},
  journal={Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={
          255-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine whether arthrosis begins at an unusually early age in professional dancers; if there is an association between hypermobility and osteoarthrosis in dancers; and if osteoarthrosis is a contributing factor to retirement from a professional career in this population. DESIGN Dance and injury history; physical examinations of back, lower extremities, and ligamentous laxity; and radiographs of lower extremity joints were performed in retired… CONTINUE READING
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