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A Collapsing Little Finger Will Lead to Guitar Pain!



This guitar student suffers from "collapsing pinky", a very common left hand problem that ruins our playing. Why? When the pinky collapses during playing, it affects the whole arm. The arm tenses all the way to the shoulder. So, all attempts to "relax" while playing are futile. This can easily lead to guitar playing pain, and repetitive strain injury.

Here is how I fix this for my students.



article 1
Why Is My Hand Cramping On Guitar?
When students get pain from practicing guitar, it is very often coming from a number of factors that need correcting. In this article, I explain why.
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article 2
Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) and Guitar
Many guitar students develop pains in the hands and body due to practicing . The cause is imbalance, leading to strain in arms, hands and fingers. Prevention and cure begins with knowing these things.
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article 3
Q&A On Pain In Playing
Here are my answers to students who have written to me about the pain they are getting from practicing guitar.
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A Collapsing Little Finger Will Lead to Guitar Pain!
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Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) and Guitar
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