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 Medicine Specialists who understand what dancers bodies go through so you can get the help you need.
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Moira is a former competitive gymnast and dancer. She trained at various summer intensives such as Kaatsbaan Ballet and Houston Ballet. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Arizona with a B.F.A in dance. She danced and performed pieces in jazz, modern, and ballet. In 2015, Moira graduated from California State University Long Beach with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She has also completed training in vestibular rehabilitation from the prestigious Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Currently, she is working at Progressive Physical Therapy in Costa Mesa. She is also serving as the PT resource for the ABT Gillespe School at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Her extensive dance background in various movement styles engendered a unique understanding of complex movement patterns and translated into a knowledgeable approach to treating movement dysfunction. In addition, her first-hand experience with dance affords her unique understanding on preventing and treating the various disorders associated with dancers of all ages. In her free time, she teaches Pilates and lectures on prevention and management of dance-related injuries. She is working on completing her Pilates apparatus accreditation with Body Arts And Science International and is actively incorporating her learned skills in daily treatment sessions.
Doctors for Dancers
813 W. Elliot Road, Ste 4
Chandler, Arizona 85225