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A professional disease affecting pianists" arms and hands

Lew Strogat

A professional disease affecting pianists" arms and hands

by Lew Strogat

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Published by Literary Frontier Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pianists -- Diseases.,
  • Brachialgia.,
  • Naturopathy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementLew Strogat ; translated from the Russian by Jack E. Evans.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC965.P46 S76 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1570509M
    ISBN 100939636085
    LC Control Number91062517
    OCLC/WorldCa30112165

      The signs and symptoms of Holt-Oram syndrome include birth defects affecting the hands, wrists, arms, and heart. People with Holt-Oram syndrome have at least one of the bones in the wrist, the carpal bones, that is abnormally bones of the upper limbs may also have formed abnormally. For pianists and others who engage in repetitive motion, the tendons are the weak link in the system, the structures especially prone to stress injury. Most stress injuries of the hand, wrist, arm and shoulders involve the tendons.

      The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is the largest grassroots network dedicated to fighting Parkinson’s disease (PD) and works tirelessly to help the approximately one million with PD in the United States live life to the fullest in the face of this chronic, neurological disorder. Founded in , APDA has raised and invested more than . There were 1,, persons in the U.S. living with the limb loss (excluding fingers and toes) in The prevalence rate in was per 1, persons. The incidence rate was per , persons with dysvascular disease, per , persons secondary to trauma, per , secondary to malignancy of a bone or joint. The birth prevalence of congenital .

    gross physiological organism: the size of the hand, length of the fingers or arm, weight of the arm, and range of move-ments.” 1(p) He noted that an adult pianist with a smaller hand and larger hand span (°) had the pianistic advantage over a pianist with a large hand and smaller hand span (75°).   Environmental and health benefits go hand-in-hand Red meat—which, in the United States, usually means beef—has been definitively linked to higher risks of health hazards like heart disease and.


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A Professional Disease Affecting Pianists' arms and hands [Lew Strogat, Graig A. Martin, Jack E. Evans] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Professional Disease Affecting Pianists' arms and handsAuthor: Lew Strogat, Graig A. Martin. Piano periodicals and books on technique are not generally very helpful to the injured pianist.

Few discussions of pianists' injuries emphasize movement retraining and the strategies they do recommend are not especially effective, either for avoiding or for curing injury. What is Raynaud disease. Raynaud disease is a disorder that affects blood circulation, usually in the hands and feet.

The arteries (blood vessels) that carry blood to your fingers, toes, ears, or nose tighten. This is often triggered by cold or emotional stress. The decrease in blood flow causes a lack of oxygen and changes in skin color. Piano performance is a combination of physical and mental exercise.

If there is no correct playing habit or good playing method, it is easy to lead to diseases which are called occupational diseases medically. These occupational diseases will directly affect the pianists’ performance state or even make them unable to play.

This paper analyses the causes of tenosynovitis, Author: Ying Wang. The left hand of violinists presents around twice as many problems as the right hand, which may derive from the more awkward position required of the wrist and fingers in executing the fingering movements.

19 Flexors and extensors of the right hand are used to control the bow and the muscles that keep the left hand in ulnar deviation as well as Cited by: Continued. Hematologists These are specialists in diseases of the blood, spleen, and lymph glands, like sickle cell disease, anemia, hemophilia.

The veins in the hands can bulge for many reasons, including aging, exercise, and warm temperatures. In this article, learn more about these and other causes, as well as when to see a. Cherie Yurco. Cherie Yurco is a former editor at Making Music and has worked as a freelance editor and writer for over 20 years.

She’s written about topics from travel to business, in Asia, Europe, and the US. When she settled near Syracuse, she. frequently seen in the bowing arm of string players; in pia-nists it may be bilateral, or it may affect the extended and radially deviated hand of flautists.

23,24 The assessment of entrapment neuropathies is similar to that in non-musicians. The emphasis is on physical exami-nation as well as provocative manoeuvers. Early diagnosis. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

The hand and wrist exercises are designed to help Parkinson’s disease patients with fine motor skills like handwriting and dressing, as well as improving flexibility and dexterity. Madi advises that people do the exercises once a day for a period of two weeks to see if they see any improvement in their hand and wrist strength and dexterity.

Focal dystonia is the result of changes in the way the nerves of the body parts communicate with the brain. As a result, instructions from the brain do not correspond with the desired movements. Leon Fleisher, a good friend and, like Mr.

Graffman, a leading American pianist of international reputation, had lost the use of his right hand for piano playing in And now it was happening.

I’ll quote, or paraphrase, from Harold Schonberg’s biography of Vladimir Horowitz: The phrase, “The beautiful hands of a pianist” comes primarily from sentimental fiction.

The hands of most great pianists have been broad and thick. Incidentally, L. Addison's disease can affect the skin and cause hyperpigmentation.

Pictured is the hand of a person suffering from Addison's associated hyperpigmentation alongside the hand of a person who does not have the condition, but who comes from a similar ethnic background. An accident or illness can worsen the skin hyperpigmentation of Addison's disease. When testing a patient for the cause of symptoms, the hand and arm are held in a series of different positions showing which nerves and muscles come into play and where the nerves are being put under abnormal pressure by the bones.

Next, a series of strength tests are performed on the fingers, hand and arm showing the doctor instantly where the. Awareness-building runs in the family: His daughter Rasheda Ali wrote a book for children about Parkinson's disease, I'll Hold Your Hand so You Won't Fall: A Child's Guide to Parkinson's Disease.

Professional pianists are often asked whether they insure their hands, but as the British Paul Lewis once said, if one did that, one would have to insure the arms, shoulders, back, neck. as well, for all these parts are crucial in the production of sound for the pianist.

F is for Fingers – the pianist’s tools for the lly, most pianists use all 10 fingers when we play the piano, the thumb being labelled as a finger for fingering purposes, whereas a violinist officially just has 4 and a trumpeter a mere 3 to contend with.

The occasional unlucky pianist will have less than 10 available, and even more rarely, a fortunate individual. Antisynthetase syndrome: myositis, arthritis, interstitial lung disease, mechanic's hands and Raynaud phenomenon; Who gets dermatomyositis.

Dermatomyositis may affect people of any race, age or sex, although it is twice as common in women than in men. The onset of the disease is most common in those aged 50–70 years.

Huntington's disease is a genetic, progressive, neurodegenerative disorder characterized by the gradual development of involuntary muscle movements affecting the hands, feet, face, and trunk and progressive deterioration of cognitive processes and memory (dementia).

"Called 'the bible of piano technique' by Maurice Hinson, this book is a comprehnsive resource for the student, teacher and professional pianist. January 7, ", The Washington Times" the expanded part of Gerig's book [is] so impressive that this section by itself is worth more than the price of the s:   Godowsky had small hands (for a man) and claimed it as a distinct advantage over having large ones - most people assume he meant in terms of agility.

I remember a story of Busoni, who could be (often was) tactless, meeting a promising young female pianist and exclaiming straight off something like, 'Oh dear, what small hands!'.