Neck Pain

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Bullet-Bob, Sep 15, 2005.

  1. Bullet-Bob


    Aug 20, 2005
    Okay, I have been working a few months now, and have started to experience neck pain when I play.

    When I practice, I am mainly sitting. When I first began, I tried not to look at the frets at all. However, my instructor wants me to look at the fretboard until I grow comfortable with the positions, notes etc.

    So while I am practicing I am looking down and left at the Fretboard.

    When I am done, my neck hurts, and it crackles.

    Probably not much I can do here, but wondered if anyone else experiences this issue?
  2. No, but do your best to find a comfortable position. You can also ask your instructor for suggestions.
  3. Ray-man

    Ray-man Guest

    Sep 10, 2005
    If you can afford it, go see a reputable chiropractor once in awhile.