Musicians: Common Injuries
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Articles of Interest - SUMMARIES
- The Use of a Modified Treatment-based Classification System to Treat an Adolescent with Imaging Evidence of a Herniated Disc
- Clinical Instability of the Lumbar Spine: Diagnosis and Intervention
- Shoulder Mobility in String Musicians
- Outcomes Following the Use of Manual Therapy and Lumbar Stabilization for a Patient with Low Back Pain: A Case Report
- Use of Electrical Stimulation to Supplement Lumbar Stabilization for a Figure Skater Following Lumbar Fusion
- Management of a Music Student with Thoracic, Shoulder, Arm and Hand Pain
- Treatment of a Repetitive Stress Injury in a High Altitude Saxophone Player with Pectus Excavatum and Scoliosis
- Increasing Awareness of Physical Problems Associated with String and Keyboard Musicians
Below is a summary for our Independent Study Course Instrumentalist Musician Monograph. If you are interested in viewing the entire monograph, and/or information about this Independent Study Course, click here. You will be able to learn more about this offering and purchase the individual skating monograph or the entire course if you choose. PASIG Independent Study Course: 20.3, Physical Therapy for the Performing Artist
This course specifically addresses the rehabilitation needs of 3 professions of performing artists: the figure skater, the instrumentalist musician, and the artistic gymnast. The authors introduce the reader to each respective performing arts and delineate the specific role of the physical therapist. Unique examination and intervention strategies tailored to the needs of these populations are highlighted.
OBJECTIVES Upon completion of this course the participant will be able to do the following:
- Understand the importance of conducting a subjective examination for the musician that is expanded to include music performance-related questions.
- Identify roles of instrument-specific posturing and movements of the musician and be able to incorporate these predispositions in an objective examination.
- Develop appropriate intervention strategies for musician-specific musculoskeletal pain.