ISBN-10:
1578866847
ISBN-13:
9781578866847
Pub. Date:
11/05/2007
Publisher:
R&L Education
Fit as a Fiddle: The Musician's Guide to Playing Healthy / Edition 1

Fit as a Fiddle: The Musician's Guide to Playing Healthy / Edition 1

by William J. Dawson

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ISBN-13: 9781578866847
Publisher: R&L Education
Publication date: 11/05/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 174
Sales rank: 932,294
Product dimensions: 5.54(w) x 8.49(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

William J. Dawson, a retired hand surgeon, is president of the Performing Arts Medicine Association and is a member of the editorial board of its journal. He also is a symphonic bassoonist and private instrumental teacher who serves as medical consultant to the International Double Reed Society and the Association of Concert Bands. He is currently associate professor Emeritus of Orthopaedic Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Playing with Pain: Making Music is Physical Chapter 3 Some Basics of Structure and Function Chapter 4 Teacher and Student : Playing-Related Problems Chapter 5 Overuse Chapter 6 Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis Chapter 7 Carpal Tunnel and Other Nerve Problems Chapter 8 Arthritis and Other Problems of the Mature Musician Chapter 9 Hand Injury (Trauma) Chapter 10 Treatment Alternatives Chapter 11 Getting Back to Music (Rehabilitation) Chapter 12 Keeping your "Equipment" in Shape Chapter 13 Web Resources Chapter 14 Glossary of Terms

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