Musicians Dystonia —Focal dystonia is a neurological movement disorder affecting 1% to 2% of musicians, where involuntary muscle movements occur.
Therapy Alleviates Tinnitus —Tinnitus is commonly known as ringing in the ears; its sounds originate in the head. It may be perceived as ringing, crickets, roaring, hissing, bells, whistles, or a pulse, or as any combination of sounds. The sounds may be heard in one ear or both and can be constant or intermittent. Many musicians suffer from tinnitus and its affects can be debilitating.
Posture could be the easiest and quickest way to improve your playing, no matter the instrument. Posture and playing position are also the most common sources of discomfort among musicians and can lead to aches, pains, and even injuries. So, it’s important to perfect your posture. The easiest way to check your playing posture is […]
Nutrition for Musicians. Musicians are discovering that there are lifestyle choices you can make to help you feel young well past retirement age.
Musicians need to take care of their body especially when music can put a tremendous stress on it. These yoga stretches for musicians will help keep you in shape.
You’re jamming away or practicing a tough passage on your horn or piano, when suddenly there’s a sharp pain. Learn how to recognize serious muscle pain.
Lung disease sufferers may want to talk to their doctors about music making. Harmonicas are helping patients with lung conditions in hospitals.