Musicians often experience pain in the forearms while playing, which can be due to overuse and is typically related to practice routine, posture, inadequate warm-up, inflexibility of the forearm, or poor playing technique.
Long hours practicing on an instrument, especially in preparation for a performance, can lead to pain and injury. Follow these 8 strategies to keep nagging pain and discomfort at bay while also preventing injury.
Musicians frequently experience musculoskeletal injuries during their playing careers, but often continue to play through injury. Early physical therapy intervention by a trained specialist can reduce playing-related pain and improve a musician’s ability to return to full performance while taking into consideration the unique physical demands of playing an instrument.
The demands of playing an instrument are unique, especially when preparing for technically challenging practice or performance. Dynamic warm-ups are a great way to prepare for and enhance playing, while also reducing the risk of injury.
Whether you are new to the exercise and fitness world, or a seasoned workout guru, there can be a gray area when it comes to recovering from an injury. Generally, unless you are dealing with a fracture or catastrophic injury, movement can be an integral part of the healing process.
With the right gear, training and preparation, running in winter can be as rewarding as it is in the summer. Whether you’re a trail runner or a road runner you can layer up and lace up no matter what season it is.
Lower back pain affects millions every day, interfering with everything from work to sleep to recreation. Physical Therapist Matt Rogers has faced bouts of chronic back pain for years, and is here to offer his expert advice.
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Preparation and knowledge are keys to safely exercising in any extreme environment, and during this time of year, it is important to keep in mind the four pillars of cold-weather exercise: clothing, balance, hydration and common sense.
Physical therapy is one of the fastest-growing careers in the country. As Sarah Borquist celebrates her clinic's 10-year anniversary, she reflects on her journey with Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy.
Physical therapist and clinic director Devin Langaker spends much of his time outside of the clinic pursuing adventures in nature, a passion he looks forward to sharing with his two small children as they grow.
No matter what brings a patient to physical therapy, the expert team at Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy – Shoreline strives to ensure they provide the care and education needed for optimal recovery as well as the knowledge and skills to avoid re-injury. Clinic director Devin Langaker takes pride in providing personalized treatment for every patient.
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