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An Injury Prevention Guide for Musicians

How can musicians express themselves and recreate the great masterworks with ease, passion  and expressivness and yet avoid injury in the process? Musicians face many challenges: a highly competitive environment, performance anxiety, demanding repertoire, years of solitary practice, and awkward postures. The hectic pace of rehearsals and performances when added to the mix often results in the very real risk of physical pain and injury.

“Playing (Less) Hurt” is a readable and comprehensive guide and reference for all concerned with avoiding pain in musical work: professional and amateur musicians, teachers and students and doctors and therapists. This book is essential for all musicians. String, keyboard, percussion, harp, brass and wind players will play better and feel better. This information is pertinent for musicians of any genre.