PART 2 – Discomfort and Pain Related to Playing Your Instrument: Symptoms, Causes and Solutions

This week’s post will be most useful if you’ve read last week’s post first. Last week I wrote about the ways in which the holding and playing of an instrument affects the body of the musician, and about neutral posture (in contrast to the posture most of us have been taught is “correct”). Now let’s talkContinue reading “PART 2 – Discomfort and Pain Related to Playing Your Instrument: Symptoms, Causes and Solutions”

Discomfort Related to Playing Your Instrument: Symptoms, Causes and Solutions

This information is not a substitute for medical diagnosis and/or care. This discussion will be a five-part series (I’ll post one part each week for five weeks) on the subject of avoiding and correcting discomfort and pain related to playing your instrument.  It also addresses the causes of awkwardness or lack of agility and control whenContinue reading “Discomfort Related to Playing Your Instrument: Symptoms, Causes and Solutions”