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Zlata Brouwer

What To Do if the Ball of Your Thumb Hurts While Playing Violin, Viola or Cello

September 21, 2013 at 1:49 PM

Does the ball of your thumb (thenar eminence muscle) hurts while or after playing violin, viola or cello?

Do you feel your hand cramps and your bowing becomes stiff?

Watch this video to learn how you can prevent this and play relaxed without pain.

Pain? No gain!

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