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Re: OT: anybody dealt with tendinitis?

an excellent book that can complement Alexander technique lesson or even 



Jim Goodin a écrit :
> Thanks for all thoughts on this subject, particularly the info on 
> Technique which I think has a lot of merit.  My situation is not that bad
> but I always get concerned when I get these signs.  I do think in my case
> I'm probably over-playing and there is a lot of repetition in many of my
> solo pieces.  As a player I don't sit so trying to be more sensitive to 
> I hold the guitar in stance.
> Again I'm glad this spurned some chatter as I figured some had had some
> experiences with physical issues.
> jim
> On 2/3/08, Bob Weigel <sounddoctorin@imt.net> wrote:
>> Anti-inflammatories etc. are kind of like putting a band aid over an
>> infection I'm afraid.   Just leads to worse problems down the
>> road....like as though they shouldn't be able to see that from just
>> observing trends in the useage of these things and other diseases that
>> arise.    The drug industry is so powerful they steer the kind of
>> research that gets exposed and they spoon feed protocol for analysis to
>> doctors pretty much.
>> Doctors typically get what is is..like 4 hours of nutritional
>> training?   That oughta open people's eyes. -Bob
>> Richard Sales wrote:
>>> I had tennis elbow, shoulder and funky wrist at one point. Couldn't
>>> scratch my head, throw a ball or hold the guitar. I changed how I sit
>>> with the guitar - I sit classical style now with guitar between my
>>> legs - and it's gone. I learned this from John Fahey.
>>> I turn 60 soon!
>>> My son the spinal surgeon recommends anti inflammatory pills like
>>> advil or ibuprofin. I have a lot of resistance to new addictions,
>> though.
>>> Vitamins are good. Glucosamine (sp?) is great. Acupuncture is great
>>> for making pain go away but doesn't always hold up. I've seen it stop
>>> the pain of brain tumors! But it didn't make the brain tumor go away.
>>> So it might be a good move while you change your technique. Posture
>>> etc is so critical. And certainly yoga etc would be wise. I don't do
>>> it, but admire those who do.
>>> Anything that keeps the blood moving is probably good. I still have
>>> some recurring back pain, but I think that's from lifting heavy amps
>>> and farm work. As long as I'm conscious of it, it's just there, not
>>> debilitating at all.
>>> Knock on wood
>>> richard sales
>>> glassWing farm and studio
>>> vancouver island, b.c.
>>> www.glassWing.com
>>> www.richardsales.com
>>> www.hayleysales.com
>>> www.joannesales.com (coming soon!)
>>> On 2-Feb-08, at 2:54 PM, Per Boysen wrote:
>>>     On Feb 2, 2008 11:20 PM, Jim Goodin <jimgoodinmusic@gmail.com>
>> wrote: