Doctors for Dancers is here to help by providing specialized athletes with the resources to find a variety of health options for Dancers and Performing Artists. We have Dance Specialists who understand what dancers bodies go through so you can get the help you need.
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Former ballet dancer, integrative medicine physician and Board-Certified Anesthesiologist, Dr. Linda Bluestein, has a special interest in treating and educating dancers, gymnasts, acrobatic artists and other athletes at increased risk of hypermobility disorders and is the founder and host of the podcast, “Bendy Bodies with the Hypermobility MD”. This popular podcast covers a wide range of topics related to joint hypermobility and hypermobility disorders and includes interviews with specialists with diverse areas of expertise. Dr. Bluestein also founded and is a former cohost of the podcast “Hypermobility Happy Hour”, the first podcast to focus exclusively on issues related to hypermobility disorders and is a contributing author for the book, “Disjointed – A Book About Hypermobile EDS/HSD”, coming out in early 2020.
Through her private practice, Wisconsin Integrative Pain Specialists, Dr. Bluestein has helped people from all over the country live better lives, especially dancers and those with hypermobility syndromes. As a leading specialist in connective tissue disorders such as Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes (EDS), she helped to create the first online EDS CME (Continuing Medical Education) program.
Dr. Bluestein, a highly sought after international and invited speaker, is at the forefront of research on pain, hypermobility and dance medicine. She completed her anesthesiology residency at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine after receiving her Medical Degree from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine and is a member of the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science, the Performing Arts Medicine Association, and the Resources Committee for the Dance Healthy Alliance of Canada. She has written and lectured extensively on the topics of pain neuroscience, chronic pain, and hypermobility disorders. Dr. Bluestein repeatedly receives top reviews from medical students for her teaching abilities and is a member of the clinical faculty at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Central Wisconsin where she also serves as the Course Director for the RISHI Healer’s Art Program. More information about Dr. Bluestein can be found on her website, www.hypermobilitymd.com.
Doctors for Dancers
813 W. Elliot Road, Ste 4
Chandler, Arizona 85225