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injury and correct posture.

Discussion in 'Ask Todd Johnson [Archived]' started by thelosbastardos, Aug 26, 2011.


  1. thelosbastardos

    thelosbastardos

    Aug 22, 2011
    Todd I met u in the late 90's and got some great hand techniques from you. I was a guitar then and added bass about 4 years ago....don't shoot me! Im having serious pains in my right forearm. I do warm up, stretch, and I never had this pain playing guitar. I use to play with my wrist more straight and elbow sticking out (almost a 90 degree)....to keep muscles and blood flow straight. I tried recently to play with my wrist bent over more....something I see more commonly used. Lowering my bass does get my arm straight, but not comfortable playing higher frets that way. Any ideas/insight?
     
  2. brad houser

    brad houser

    Jan 4, 2008
    Gary Willis is an expert on posture, his videos on YouTube are excellent, really helped me a lot.
     
  3. Todd Johnson

    Todd Johnson

    Sep 27, 2005
    Anthem, AZ
    Check out my "floating thumb" video on YouTube....

    That should answer your question....let mr know if you need more help.

    Feel better!!!