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Why does my hand hurt picking guitar?

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Dr. William Lizarraga
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In brief: It's a workout

Like any workout on a part of the body, playing the guitar works out the fingers, hands, and forearms.
Pressing on the guitar strings is painful at first too. With practice, your muscles will get stronger and your fingers will get callouses.

In brief: It's a workout

Like any workout on a part of the body, playing the guitar works out the fingers, hands, and forearms.
Pressing on the guitar strings is painful at first too. With practice, your muscles will get stronger and your fingers will get callouses.
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