music therapy

For the Health of It: Music related injuries

Tyler Ryan and Hima Dalal discuss injuries that are caused while playing music

COLUMBIA SC (WOLO) – Repetitive motion injuries are quite common in musicians as they do hours of practice and performances repeatedly. Occupational therapists evaluate musicians resting posture, the posture they use when performing, ergonomics and the body mechanics of the instrument versus the patient. According to Hima Dalal, therapists may make adaptation or splints for better holding of their instruments,…