I'd love to hear from the other side. All I see when I teach and give Master Classes are students who have pain issues,(neck, lower back, shoulder, hand, fingers, elbow, etc) that I correct,(100% of the time), by removing their shoulder rests. This process takes 2 to 3 weeks of full commitment.
BUT...allow me to ask from the other side. I'd like to hear from anyone who started and grew up without a shoulder rest (let's say for 7 years minimum), and because of pain issues put one on and now plays pain free. Thanks for your input
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