We provide comprehensive improvement of health and wellness for dancers, gymnasts, musicians, figure skaters and other active artists.
We are trained in a number of treatment techniques, including manual therapy, dance-specific exercise programs and Pilates-based rehabilitation.
We treat a wide range of performance skill levels, from recreational to high school to collegiate to professional dancers. Our patients come from a variety of dance performance genres, such as ballet, contemporary, West African, liturgical and Irish. We also treat gymnasts, musicians, figure skaters and Broadway performers.
Specialists in dance medicine and rehabilitation
We are proud to be the primary medical providers for BalletMet Columbus, Ohio State's Department of Dance and School of Music. Our services include on-site athletic training, physical therapy care, pre-season screenings, injury checks, wellness workshops and cross training classes.
A closer look at Performing Arts Medicine
Meeting the needs of every dancer
We provide personalized plans based on each artist's goals and insights to reduce injury risk.
If Your Career is on the Line
Pain can be easy to ignore
Gabriel Gaffney Smith shares his story, and how Ohio State Sports Medicine helped get back to his passion.
The Grand Jete
WOSU's Broad & High talks with BalletMet, physicists and sports medicine professionals to deconstruct the grand jete down to its barest essentials.
A Ballerina's Story
Our work from the perspective of the artist
BalletMet dancer Samantha Lewis shares life as a ballet dancer, both on stage and off.
It takes daily discipline for BalletMet dancer
12-hour snapshot of Jackson Sarver points to rigors of crafting the body as a BalletMet dancer
Read more about the rigors of being a ballet dancer and how our team helps performers meet the demands of this art form