CTS (carpal tunnel sindrom)

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by milo, Dec 15, 2004.

  1. milo


    Jul 22, 2004
    Did anyone heard bout CTS (carpal tunel sindrom)





    I have it on both hands and i had operation.
    From EMG test i saw that i had demaged my hand nerves as some 65 year worker and i was just 22 years old.
    After operations i were better but when i started too work and play bass it get worse.
    Now i am waiting for operations again.
    I must said that i was playing bass bout 7 years before problems,playing hand ball bout 6 ,voleyball bout 2 and kick boxing for 1.
    Now I am playing just for fun few minutes a day.
    if i play longer i loose filling in my thumb and fingers and my hand starts hurting like hell.
    PLEASE LOOK AT ALL LINKS i posted here its for YOUR HEALTH
  2. Ralphdaddy

    Ralphdaddy Supporting Member

    Nov 6, 2003
    Chicago, Illinois
    My drummer has a nasty case of this and since he's actually an amazing guitarist it's doubly hard for him. He loves drums, loves guitar but can't really play either for extended periods currently. He's getting surgery I think at some point as well. Good luck man, it's a rough ordeal and thanks for the heads up!
  3. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    CTS and other RSIs are a musician's worst nightmare. Here is hoping you have a better result from this surgery than the last.

    I am moving this to our Miscellaneous forum.
  4. si_mon13


    Sep 1, 2003
    i had an ganglion cyst a little while ago, which was quiet annoying when playing bass, got sugery now it's almost perfect except the nasty scar i got.
  5. Sorry for jumping in here, but I was just wondering if anyone here had a similar thing to what I've had the past two days - whenever I play anything fast, my right forearm just feels really tight. Not painful or anything, just tight and I can't play as easily. I'm guessing it could be from not warming up enough, but is it a precursor to a world of not-so-good problems?