#1
My fretting hand hurts really bad. It keeps cramping up, and It hurts to fret a note. What should I do? Take a few days off (hopefully not)? stretch it? Whenever I squeeze anything, I get a sharp pain near my knuckles, especially on the ring and middle fingers. It kind of hurts when I type, but not as much. Thanks for any suggestions
#2
You might have some minor Carpal Tunnel goin' on. I get that sometimes. The best thing to do is to take a break from the guitar from a day or two, and kind of exercise your hand a bit here and there. You know, just kind of stretch the muscles out a bit. Just don't do it extreme like, you'll mess your wrist up more. lol
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#3
I've had that happen, sometimes when I'm playing lots of bar chords in one song, the palm of my hand starts to cramp. I just stop playing for the day. Next day it's usually fine.
#4
ouch, that sucks, yeah just do light stretching, but dude you may be doing something, wrong, playing properly is not supposed to give you pain!

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