1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to remove most ads, post topics, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  
    TalkBass.com has been uniting the low end since 1998.  Join us! :)

Wrist irritation

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Paul Newell, Jul 29, 2016.

  1. Paul Newell

    Paul Newell

    Feb 24, 2016
    Hey guys,

    so ive recently started learning how to play with a pick after soley playing finger and slap for a couple years but ive noticed that when i play i get some irritation on my wrist and the it gets very raw and starts to sting.

    So i was wondering does anyone else have a problem with this or has had a problem like this and has any solutions?

    Thanks :)
  2. NigelD

    NigelD Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2013
    Try a sweatband.
  3. lz4005


    Oct 22, 2013
    Don't let your wrist slide on the bass.

    If your motion is coming from the wrist then rest your forearm on the bass. Or don't touch the bass with your arm at all.
  4. fearceol


    Nov 14, 2006
  5. gebass6

    gebass6 We're not all trying to play the same music.

    May 3, 2009
    N.E Illinois
    Sounds like you're moving your whole arm.
    Try just moving your hand from the wrist.

Share This Page