How to Avoid Brain Injury from an Acoustic Guitar: A Few Tips

by Daniel Biering, CTE, February 17, 2020, 6:01pm ESTWhat’s a brain injury?

Acoustic guitar playing, and even some forms of music, are known to be susceptible to CTE.

The condition is known to affect athletes and those who play competitive sports.

Acoustic guitars can cause a variety of injuries that can include:Stroke (including headaches, dizziness, and nausea)A mild concussion (such as a concussion from a hit to the head)A severe concussion (a permanent brain injury)In most cases, it’s the concussion that causes the most damage.

But, there are other forms of brain injury that can be treated by playing acoustic guitars and other instruments.

To avoid an injury, you’ll want to play your instrument correctly.

It may seem like you need to play more to be injury-free, but there are ways to reduce your risk.

Check out these tips to prevent a concussion.

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