I don't know if I've developed some sort of bad habit, or perhaps have never developed the good habit; I've been getting neck pains as a result of my violin practicing. I find that I have to strain my neck by pushing my chin down to support the violin. I use a Kun shoulder rest, and I don't find it extremely comfortable. Perhaps my collar bone/neck system doesn't fit traditional shoulder rests?
Can anyone suggest a more comfortable shoulder rest, or assist me in ridding myself of these aweful neck pains?
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