#1
Hey, whenever i'm finished playing guitar my elbow and around my elbow is in pain, especially after ive ben doing alot of fast picking. It's a sort of acheing pain. I am sure that i am not picking with my elbow, i used to do that but changed my technique. I now pick with my wrist, and my elbow still hurts after i play. I was just wondering if anyone has any idea why, or an ways to help. Thank you!
#2
you probably just think you have changed, and you actually didn't.
the next time you play, keep looking at your picking hand/arm, and see what you're doing.
if you actually have stopped picking from the arm, you should go see a doctor. just a possibility that you may have extended some tendon or muscle.
#3
I experience the same thing too, but only when I do lots of downpicking, like Master of Puppets, and what I do to get rid of the tension is to stretch my arm whenever there is a chance.
#4
If your elbow is tense, it doesn't matter where you "pick from" - it'll get sore. Go back to basics, figure out whether/why your eblow is tense and fix it by practicing slow and loose until you can play the same stuff again.
#5
I have pain in my left elbow (im right handed) at the moment aswell. Is it to do with repetitive strain injury
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