Shoulder Physical Therapy to the Rescue I doubled down on doing shoulder exercises and it paid off. I can play guitar again, however, I must play with minimum tension. The instant I squeeze a chord a little too hard, my shoulder flares up. What a journey, for the past month, I have been visiting family… Continue reading How I am Healing my Shoulder
Self-treatment for back pain caused by guitar playing. McGill big 3 and physical therapy exercises.
Before continuing on with the series on reading music, I wanted to share a new discovery that I’ve been using for the past few weeks – a free Amazon video that targets back pain. As some people know, I suffer from chronic back pain (L5-S1 degenerative disc) that was exacerbated by sitting for many hours… Continue reading Preventing Pain Through Yoga and Exercise
Guitar and Pain Guitar has brought me love, joy, adventure, and hope but it also brought me chronic pain. I have chronic pain in my left shoulder and my lower back. It started to affect the people that I care about, academics, practicing/performance(I would write breaks in my rider), driving a car, going out with… Continue reading Playing Guitar in Pain: How to Avoid and Manage Pain