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Snap, crackle and pop.

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by truecanadian04, Mar 20, 2014.


  1. truecanadian04

    truecanadian04

    May 4, 2011
    Canada
    I've been an off and on bassist the past few years. I started working on my chops and building my muscles back up but when I start to get comfortable, I get these snap, crackle and pop on my pinkie and ring finger on my left hand and I get the similar sound but a lot more pain between my wrist and elbow on my right arm. What am I doing wrong or how can I stop/reduce the pain because it gets so bad sometime it takes weeks without playing just to get the pain to go away. Thanks.
     
  2. Russell L

    Russell L

    Mar 5, 2011
    Cayce, SC
    Could be your strap height, causing your wrist to be at an uncomfortable angle?
     
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  4. Lownote38

    Lownote38

    Aug 8, 2013
    Nashville, TN
    I would have a doctor look at the joints in your fingers/wrist/elbow. You might have a medical issue like arthritis or something similar. Incorrect strap height might cause pain, but not the snap, crackle and pop you describe. That sounds more like a joint issue.
     



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