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Preventing Injury in College-level Music Programs

Musicians’ health expert Brianna Richardson offers a personal testimonial on promoting injury prevention in college level music programs.
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Keeping Your Fellow Musicians Healthy

Keeping Your Fellow Musicians Healthy

Musicians' Health Logo Musicians’ Health expert Brianna Richardson offers advice on how to help your fellow musicians maintain healthy playing habits.
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Musicians’ Health Promotion: A Grassroots Effort

Musicians’ Health Promotion: A Grassroots Effort

Musicians' Health Logo Learn how to promote musicians’ health in your community!
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Bridging the Gap between Music and Medicine: Becoming Savvy in Musicians’ Health

Learn more about musicians’ health and save yourself or someone you know from developing a performance injury. Be able to access your resources!
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The Feldenkrais Method & Alexander Technique

Two methods of movement education that have been particularly popular with musicians are the Feldenkrais Method and Alexander Technique. These two methods of somatic education use specific patterns of movement to help bring our attention to how we move.
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Finding the Perfect Setup, Part 2

Finding the Perfect Setup continues as we learn about general concerns and issues for violinists and violists!
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Finding the Perfect Setup, Part 1

Finding a comfortable setup for your instrument can be a struggle for any musician. The setup for each instrument is unique because each places different stresses on the body. Read on to learn the importance of the proper setup for continued healthy practicing.
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Tips for Healthy Practicing, Part 2

What do you do if you feel pain from playing? The first thing is, STOP playing if it hurts. End your practice session early. Do not keep playing through the pain. It will just aggravate the problem…
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Tips for Healthy Practicing, Part 1

Tips for Healthy Practicing, Part 1

Musicians' Health Slider Version As a musician, it is important to pay attention to how you practice. Healthy practice patterns can help lead you to a lifelong enjoyment of pain-free playing!
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Staying Healthy, Staying Musical

In order to continue performing music to our fullest, we must take care of the instruments that allows us to express ourselves: not just the instrument that we play, but also our minds and bodies.
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