Some of the more "seasoned" pianists may have some helpful hints on how to ameloriorate the arthritic pain to fingers and wrists which is seriously curtailing practice time. Request direction to possible existing files or whatever. I am elderly and am just beginning to see the wonderful elements of Jazz begin to unfold. Any and all comments.suggestions most welcome and appreciated. Hillbilly. (long term professional listener).
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spent less time at the piano. If you put more importance on your playing, you can eliminate the amount of time you screw around with the stuff you allready...

09/10/2008, by 0 replies
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I've suffered from tendonitis in both hands for the past year but i still managed to get practice in by two ways. First, i spent a lot of time using my ima...

09/10/2008, by 0 replies
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What works for me is to exercise appropriately (like you practice appropriately) for whatever area needs attention. Use it or lose it!...

08/13/2008, by 0 replies
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First and foremost determine what is causing the chronic discomfort. There are many possible candidates including RA, osteoarthritis, etc. Contact a medica...

07/28/2008, by 0 replies
  Arthritic Relief

Desperately searching for any and all methods to lessen the chronic discomfort while practicing and playing. Some of the more seasoned, older pianists prob...

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