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You should make sure you stretch before and after playing both drums and guitar. You could have just over-extended a joint and you'll feel it for a while. If you have the luxury of a doctor, go to one and get checked out. It's not going to make it any worse if you really have a concern about it. The reason you're experiencing pain, assuming you're ...


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What you are experiencing could be what I would call an overuse injury caused by repetitive stress to muscles, tendons and joints without adequate rest for recovery. Many athletes experience this type of injury and it is often exacerbated by using improper form. But even if using proper form, continual stress without adequate recovery time can lead to a ...


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What to do while you're not playing I agree with the other answers that you should probably rest your hands for at least 2 weeks, then take it slow. 15 min first day, 30 min second day, no more than an hour for the first week or so of playing. If there's no pain, then you can relax these restraints. But this doesn't mean you should stop practicing! Now is ...



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