How not to f*ck up your body pole dancing | Dr. Emily Rausch

In this episode, Nikki chats with sports medicine chiropractor Dr. Emily Rausch about how to mitigate the risk of injury when practicing pole or aerial and what the rehabilitation process may look like after any injury.

They discuss:

  • Common causes of injury in pole and aerial
  • The importance of rest and recovery during class and in between practice sessions
  • Why strength training is a valuable cross training tool to prepare your body for pole and aerial work
  • The role of strength and mobility training in the rehabilitation process
  • Different strategies to improve flexibility that tend to be more effective than passive stretching
  • How to set reasonable expectations for yourself if you are returning to pole after an injury

Connect with Emily

Instagram: @dr.emilyrausch

Visit Emily’s website: empoweredmvmtchiro.com

Connect with Nikki

Instagram: @naablevy

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