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The Percussionists' Guide to Injury Treatment and Prevention: The Answer Guide to Drummers in Pain

The Percussionists' Guide to Injury Treatment and Prevention: The Answer Guide to Drummers in Pain (Hardback)

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Synopsis

Pain and injury are near constant companions for professional musicians. Aching hands, painful joint swelling, back problems, among other ailments were all thought to be part of the price musicians had to pay to be performers. However, thanks to an increasing awareness of both the kinesiology and biology of movement, as well as proper techniques for fostering good performance habits, musicians no longer have to suffer in silence. Perhaps no group of musicians has been more prone to career-threatening injury than percussionists, and the demands for speed, power, control, and endurance are only increasing. Often musicians wait until an injury is so aggravated that it's too late to be fully treated. In almost every case, if the drummer had done some very simple preventative (or early) care, the injury would never have become a serious issue. The Percussionists' Guide to Injury Treatment and Prevention is designed to aid in that early prevention and treatment.

Although it is not a substitute for clinical diagnosis or medical care from a trained physician, it can educate the musician as to how the human body works; the role of muscles and skeletal structure in supporting movement; and understanding specifically how to prevent and treat common injuries. The book begins with a general discussion of how the body works and basic prevention concepts. It then covers each specific area of the body (where it hurts), suggesting practical ways to prevent and treat it. Basic anatomy is covered in terms that a musician can understand. For all percussion students and professionals, The Percussionists' Guide to Injury Treatment and Prevention will be an indispensable companion.

Music & DanceMusic BooksMusic: styles & genresIndividual composers & musicians, specific bands & groupsMusic & DanceSheet MusicPercussion instruments Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 06/06/2006 ISBN-13: 9780415976848  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Printed to order. Despatched in 2-3 weeks.  

Dr. Darin "Dutch" Workman has degrees as a doctor of chiropractic, bachelor of human biology, and is a certified chiropractic sports practitioner, treating professional and amateur performers worldwide for over sixteen years. He has also been a performer and teacher for over thirty years.

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