Dancing is not only a great form of exercise but also a great
way to unwind, relax and have fun! However, professional dancing can cause a
lot of strain on your feet due to the long hours of training and rehearsals for
shows and performances.
Rumer Willis, daughter of the famous actors Bruce Willis and
Demi Moore, is a well-known celebrity, American actress and singer. She is also
the winner of the 20th season of “Dancing with the Stars,” a show we
all love dearly. Rumer recently suffered from multiple stress fractures on her right foot while on tour
which caused her to delay her Broadway debut in “Chicago.”
Stress fractures happen when there are tiny cracks in the
bones due to physical stress or increased strain. Symptoms you may experience
are mild to moderate pain with or without swelling. Stress fractures can also
happen in other parts of the body such as the arm, spine or ribs. Often times,
stress fractures may heal on their own or with rest, but if you suspect a
stress fracture, see a board certified podiatrist immediately. Minor physical activity
or exercise could cause further complications by adding more stress to the
Dr. Paul S. DeMarco is a board certified podiatric surgeon who focuses on severe
and non-severe foot and ankle problems and has successfully treated many
runners, athletes and dancers. After a careful evaluation, Dr. Paul S. DeMarco will
provide you with the treatment and rehabilitation you need to address stress
fractures, sprains and other foot injuries.
Treatments may include using a walking boot or a support
brace, physical therapy or in high-risk cases, surgery.
Located in Somers Point, New Jersey we welcome you to come
and visit our modern facility equipped with
the latest in X-ray and diagnostic technology.
Call Dr. Paul S. DeMarco at (609) 927-4894 to book your
appointment or submit an online request and don’t let your foot injuries
stand in the way of those fun dance lessons you just signed up for! Print your patient form now to save time at the doctor’s