#1
Hey People I need some help... I broke my ring finger and cant play guitar for a few weeks is there any way I can keep up my skills up.
#2
i did that too in rugby. it actually worked out better because i learned how to bent vibrato with my pinky instead of my ring all the time
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#3
Which ring? Left or right?
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#4

slide guitar?
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#5
Jimmy page broke his ring finger and he still played...they jsut took out songs like Since Ive Been Loving You and replaced em with easier ones.

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#6
Still play. I played my bass in full arm cast and couldn't reach all of the frets.
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#7
Is your ring finger on your picking or fretting hand?

If it's on your fretting hand, just learn to use your other fingers instead.

A few years ago I broke my pinky on my fretting hand and my ring finger was taped to it for support. I just fretted with my index and middle fingers for a while till i got use of those fingers again.

Let the break heal fully before trying anything with it again though. It'll be a little weak at first but it'll strengthen back up in no time.
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#8
Yeah still play. Just not with that finger.

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#9
Django Reinhardt permanently damaged his ring and pinky finger. When he would solo, he would only use his index and middle finger, and he does things with two fingers I can't do with four:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6nkHJQnEPs