Dancing gives a lot of enjoyment both to the dancer as well as to the onlookers. It’s indeed a pleasure to watch dance competitions and cheer our favorite couples on the dance floor and also try out their moves!
Dancing is a physical activity and slipping on the dance floor is one of the common reasons causing damage to knees, ankles, sprains and fractures. Proper dance shoes prevent such mishaps as they are well balanced and designed for dancing. They also provide greater support and stability and are a must have for people taking part in dance competitions and social dancing.
Stilettos or high heels are a popular choice for women of all ages when they go out dancing. But cheap, badly made stilettos cause a lot of injuries. According to a NSW Paramedic spokesman lower leg injuries caused by stilettos are more common than sports injuries in women. Director of Emergency at St Vincent’s Hospital Dr Gordion Fulde says that very high heels are causing lower leg injuries in women who require medical help!
Most of the injuries can be avoided by proper selection of dance shoes. Professional dancers know the importance of proper dance shoes. Women dancers and well-made stilettos are inseparable, they cannot imagine going on the dance floor minus the high heels!
Dance shoes are specially made for doing all the nifty footwork, turns, lifts and the other moves which your heart desires. They not only keep you comfortable, but also keep you in form for years to come. There are plenty of horror stories of dancing careers nipped in the bud due to dance injuries caused by faulty footwear.
Whether it’s the Salsa, Jive, Tango or Latin dancing, choose the correct footwear before you hit the dance floor. Take care!