I've got mallet finger, should I play?

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by squirrel, Aug 24, 2010.

  1. squirrel

    squirrel Member

    Well I've just managed to give myself mallet finger http://www.patient.co.uk/health/Mallet-Finger.htm on both my middle fingers :-/

    Question is, should I play while it heals? The guidelines I was given say don't exercise the finger(s) and maybe semiquaver runs class as exercise :-s

    Any thoughts from medical professionals out there?
     
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  3. scotchgirl

    scotchgirl Active Member

    Speak to your GP or physiotherapist...no-one on here can give medical advice, regardless of whether they're a trained medical professional or not, not without seeing you and giving you a diagnosis, and exploring all the treatment options.....
     
  4. bassmittens

    bassmittens Member

    You silly boy!

    :oops:
     
  5. backrow

    backrow New Member

    folks tell me it sounds like I have been playing with mallet fingers for about 30 years
     
  6. squirrel

    squirrel Member

    Lol! :biggrin:

    Yeah Lindon, doh! :oops:

    I've spoken to my GP who's said playing should be ok but limit it to no more than an hour :(
     
  7. pbirch

    pbirch Member

    best advice ever, for this and every other health issue related to brass playing...
     

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