The answer may surprise you. While musicians don't generally have to deal with 130kg rugby players bearing down on them, there's still many dangers that come from playing a musical instrument - especially to a high standard.
This is so important if you're ever seriously playing a musical instrument. I want you to take this message to heart - it could at some stage save your career.
This is amazing - how demanding do think it is on our bodies to play piano to a high standard?
Is it any wonder then, that pianists are at risk from RSI, muscle strain and tendinitis?
Part of the problem in focal dystonia is not just the problem itself (which can be incredibly frustrating) but the attitude in musicians towards injuries.
Here we go over what focal dystonia is, and begin to look at treatment options.
More information: musicianshealthguide.com/
Videos to help musicians prevent injury - and play their instruments effortlessly and pain free.
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