Cynthia Toussaint was a ballerina. She was no stranger to the aches, pains and occasional injuries that came with the trade.
So when the pain from an injury to a right hamstring wouldn't subside, Toussaint, then 21, did what she could to endure it. After all, she had auditions to attend -- in particular, a promising role in the musical Fame.
When the burning, unrelenting pain was too much to bear, however, she sought a doctor's opinion.
"I was told that I wouldn't dance for eight weeks and I...Full Story