Problem in my back :(

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Liwen_gothflute
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Problem in my back :(

Post by Liwen_gothflute » Mon Feb 11, 2008 4:46 am

¡Hola que tal!
I have a problem in my back: my arm is not good, i have a big pain, i can´t move it and my doctor sais that it is a possible problem about my "trapezium" or something similar.
I have to do "test" for see what is the problem.
Now, i cant play flute, but I play piccolo without problem, then, i thought maybe i´d can buy one of this for study:

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Do you think it is a good idea?
I need play, i need plaaaay :cry: :cry:

¡Gracias!
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Post by pied_piper » Mon Feb 11, 2008 8:12 am

If you have arm or shoulder problems, the curved headjoint might help a little, but it is mostly intended to allow children or those with shorter arms to reach the right-hand keys. It might help, but it might not be enough since you will still need to raise your arms.

You might want to look into a vertical headjoint. It is shaped sort of like a "T" and allows the flute to be played in front of you so that you don't have to raise the arms as when playing horizontally on a regular headjoint. Take a look at this site: http://www.flutelab.com/vertical.html

I hope the doctors can help you so that you can get back to playing normally.
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Post by Liwen_gothflute » Mon Feb 11, 2008 3:46 pm

Thank pied pipper, i never seen something like this.
I afraid we haven´t in Spain... In really, i need fell good again :lol:
Thank again!
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