A special interest of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports and Performing Arts Medicine is dance medicine and the treatment of dance injuries.
This special niche has allowed Peter E. Lavine, MD to treat performers from local and international dance companies, professional and pre-professional dancers. This includes all of the major dance companies performing at the Kennedy Center, Washington Ballet, the Kirov School of Ballet, and the on-site physician for Cirque du Soliel. Peter Lavine, MD has traveled all over the United States and Internationally speaking on Dance Medicine Injuries – including children & young adult hip injuries, stress fractures, foot & ankle injuries, knee, shoulder, tendon & ligament injuries, and technique related injuries.
Peter E. Lavine, MD is the President of the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science, the prestigious international organization for research and the treatment of dance medicine injuries.
Dance Medicine Topics include:
- Children & Young Adult Hip Injuries
- Stress Fractures
- Foot & Ankle Injuries
- Knee, Shoulder
- Tendon & Ligament Injuries
- Technique Related Injuries