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I taught myself guitar. As a result, I started off with crappy technique that caused injury to my hands. In order to stop the pain, I went back to the beginning and analyzed my personal ergonomics and then changed my technique. What I found worked for me was: Practicing fretting notes cleanly: My fretting fingers are close to the frets and press as ...


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I am 55 years old and have developed these same isues over time. First and foremost a vist to your doctor. Clebrex (or miloxicam generic celebrex and not costly) has worked very well for me. Use good non greasy deep heat muscle rub on your hands and wrists before you play. Secondly, a little larger guitar neck like say a les paul verses a Gretsch or Fender ...


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I want to add that I also suffer from this same condition but it doesn't stop with my index finger also my middle and ring finger nails are wearing down and chipping I have tried hardener though hardener is acrylic the strings are much harder, I have glued false nails over my nails this helps though the false nails wear out and replacing them can cause your ...



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