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finger ailments!

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by stylefive, Dec 23, 2002.


  1. stylefive

    stylefive

    Mar 24, 2002
    Big Rapids, MI
    23 year old bass player here, experiencing pain in both of my index fingers for over a year now.

    Both of my index fingers are curved inwards (towards my hands) at approximately 20 degrees (right hand index being a little more, probably due to using a pick for the last 3 years) and they don't seem to be getting any better. They hurt on the top of the middle phalanges simply when I bend my fingers.

    I am starting to play upright bass now, any advice on what to do to alleve this pain (can't afford surgery or have time for recovery) will be appricated before I totally mess them up. Happy Holidays.
     
  2. godoze

    godoze

    Oct 21, 2002
    get thee to a doctor !
    Now!