Ask Deb: “Are My Legs Straight?”

Ask Deb: “Are My Legs Straight?”

My daughter’s ballet teachers have been telling her to straighten her legs more—particularly in arabesque—but she swears they’re as straight as she can make them. Do you know how we can help this?Sometimes knees won’t straighten due to injury, like a...
Ask Deb: "Is It Healthy to Pop My Hips?"

Ask Deb: "Is It Healthy to Pop My Hips?"

When I am lying down on my back with my feet together and knees apart and press down on my knees, my hips pop. It feels really good. However, now when my hips don’t pop, they hurt, and my lower back starts to hurt as well. What do I do to get them to pop, and is...

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