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Why Should We Exercise?

Posted by Dr. Podesta on March 19, 2011 with 144 Comments

Their are numerous benefits to regular exercise. You may say as drummers or percussionists you get enough exercise with practicing or performing. Unfortunately, this can be a common misconception. Regular physical activity and exercise are beneficial and extremely important for long-term health and well-being. Regular exercise can help protect us from heart disease and stroke, [...]

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Hand and Wrist Injuries

Posted by Dr. Podesta on March 17, 2011 with 4,641 Comments

As drummers and percussionists we all know, our art can take its toll on our hands and wrists. Repetitive gripping of drum sticks or striking a drum with our hands can lead to a number of injuries to the fingers, joints, tendons and muscles within the hand and wrist. Drummers and hand percussionists can develop [...]

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