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The Bassist’s Guide to Injury Management, Prevention and Better Health: Volume One
DescriptionWritten by a bass player for bass players, The Bassist’s Guide to Injury Management, Prevention and Better Health – Volume One is designed to point out common and not so common problems that the musician may encounter during practice or performing situations. The injuries and conditions themselves are explained along with their prevention and treatment options. An easy-to-use symptom reference guide allows the reader to quickly look up the area of injury and find its source. A chapter of pro tip
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Discussed in Left hand hurts a lot in the TalkBass community
First of all, great that you're ambitious to progress fast, but if you go giving yourself tendinitis you won't be playing at all. Pace yourself and take care of yourself so that you can sustain the effort. Pain is a sign that something is wrong, don't just pound away at what's causing pain, thinking it will get better. ... ... more
thank you!!! i watched that video a week ago, when I posted my question, and it really helped me. fortunately, my hand wasn't that damaged. i didn't have to take a break, the pain just faded away (i believe my thumb was pressing on the neck too hard and that stressed whole arm). I'm working on relaxing my thumb when playing, ... ... more
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