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Will arthritis drastically effect my piano and harp playing?

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Any musician or

Anone who gets arthritis will larn to gradually adapt to new ays to do things.
Just as ones voice changes over time and large joint and back pain affect paying an instruemtn so will had or wrist arthritis. Drastic may be too drstic a word but of course that depends upon ones tolerance for change. Change t our bodies occurs and it affect everything...

In brief: Any musician or

Anone who gets arthritis will larn to gradually adapt to new ays to do things.
Just as ones voice changes over time and large joint and back pain affect paying an instruemtn so will had or wrist arthritis. Drastic may be too drstic a word but of course that depends upon ones tolerance for change. Change t our bodies occurs and it affect everything...
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

It depends on the type of arthritis and what joints it is affecting.

In brief: Depends

It depends on the type of arthritis and what joints it is affecting.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology

In brief: Arthritis

Over time arthritis can cause joint destruction and you would not be able play the piano and harp.
The best medications to treat this condition are the biologics: enbrel, humira, or remicade (infliximab). These medication reverse the damage that arthritis causes. Patients with arthritis are also more susceptible to heart attacks and strokes. The biologics reduce the incidence of these medical problems.

In brief: Arthritis

Over time arthritis can cause joint destruction and you would not be able play the piano and harp.
The best medications to treat this condition are the biologics: enbrel, humira, or remicade (infliximab). These medication reverse the damage that arthritis causes. Patients with arthritis are also more susceptible to heart attacks and strokes. The biologics reduce the incidence of these medical problems.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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