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coolpinkone
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July 15, 2012 - 5:26 pm
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Okay...so today I have something that never happened to me... new  pain.  It isn't on the bowing side....it is on the shoulder muscle....on the violin side... you know between the neck and shoulder...towards the back...like a knot...tightness...?  This is a new one...maybe conincidence.

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everyone of us need to include stretches as a part of our playing.

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July 15, 2012 - 6:14 pm
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Good point Barry... I am playing a lot today and that this a good point... I am thinking I would not have thought that muscle would have tightened up but yep... I think you are right about the stretching.

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coolpinkone said
Good point Barry... I am playing a lot today and that this a good point... I am thinking I would not have thought that muscle would have tightened up but yep... I think you are right about the stretching.

Toni,

As a martial artist, I find elbow "up and over" stretches , and arm flat across the torso using the opposite hand to "gently" squeeze my arm toward my chest helps before playing.

The emphasis is on "gentle" stretches, once you have gently circled your shoulders, head (VERY gently, only use the weight of the head, no force) ,elbows, wrists and fingers. 

I am amazed at how old people of my age are.....

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when I first started playing I played long hours and would get tight and sore in various places. By stretching Ive helped eliminate these problems.

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