Performing Arts & Sports Therapy

Dr. Andrea Avruskin has treated performing artists and orthopedic patients for more than two decades. With specialties in kinesiotaping, McKenzie approach for spinal pain, and dancer rehabilitation, Dr. Avruskin brings the myriad skills of physical therapy, athletic training, emergency care, manual therapy, sports rehabilitation, and wellness to every clinical environment. Dr. Avruskin provides treatment backstage, on the field, in the gym, and in the clinic. She shares her knowledge and experience through interviews, articles, blogs, equipment reviews, and other health-related content.

Combination of kinesiotaping and McConnell taping to help a performer

Combination of kinesiotaping and McConnell taping to help a performer.

Dr. Avruskin treats all orthopedic conditions, such as:

  • core weakness
  • joint sprains
  • muscle strains
  • muscle weakness
  • neck and back pain
  • plantar fasciitis
  • post-surgical conditions
  • tendinitis/tendinopathy

Dr. Avruskin uses advanced techniques, including:

  • athletic taping
  • core stabilization
  • exercise therapy
  • gua sha/Graston/IASTM
  • kinesiotaping
  • manual therapy
  • McConnell taping
  • dry cupping
  • McKenzie MDT
  • Primal Reflex Release Technique
  • Active Release Technique
  • Muscle Energy Technique
  • Trigger Point Release
  • Pilates-based exercises
  • proprioception training
  • sports-specific training

2 thoughts on “Performing Arts & Sports Therapy

  1. Andrea
    I went to USC PT with you. Currently I have a first year student who was a dancer and is interested in doing an internship in this area. She is from Las Vegas and I thought of you.
    Do you take students?? Just let me know

    Jena Nerlich Van Loo

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