Common (and not so common) medical complaints of musicians.


Over the next few pages the common medical complaints of musicians are discussed as follows:

  • RSI (repetitive strain injury)
  • Other musculoskeletal and overuse injuries
  • Nerve problems
  • Musicians’ focal dystonia
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Mental health problems including drug and alcohol addiction
  • Performance anxiety
  • ENT problems
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Mouth/dental problems
  • Respiratory problems
  • Skin, eye and cerebral problems




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