Young dancers are suffering serious hip and back injuries as they push themselves to be the best and perform breathtaking moves, and it’s causing serious concerns. Young dancers are being injured copying extreme overstretching exercises they have seen online, a trend that medical professionals say could ruin their careers. Images of dancers overstretching their legs and hips have flooded Instagram and YouTube, in positions called the “scorpion” and “over split leg mount”, which forces the leg behind the head.

 

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