Hey, the bit of my hand between my index finger and my thumb swells up after I practice barre chords for more than 10 mins. It also aches. Is this normal and will it go away with time?
it will...
just be sure not to play when it pains..
if it pains and swells, give it some rest, it needs time y'know..
all the best
A lot of people suffer this at first. It will almost certainly go away with regular use but as snyrya said, stop when any pain starts. Hand positioning (where is your thumb?) can improve it and not having the guitar too low. Sexy it might look but a crippled hand isn't. Comfort is better for so many reasons on and off the guitar.
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