Common Health Problems for String Players

Editor's Abstract

The life of a string player is fraught with all sorts of potential health hazards. In her second article, Samantha George, Associate Concertmaster of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, defines some of the most common maladies afflicting string players: tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow, and focal dystonia. She describes common symptoms and offers some advice about treatment, along with links to some helpful websites.

Ann Drinan

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