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Musicians helped by team approach

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: (Published 22 January 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:270
  1. I M James,
  2. C B W Parry
  1. Royal Free Hospital, London NW3 2QG.

    EDITOR, - Peter Brooks's editorial on the recent decision in a British court that repetitive strain injury does not exist as a separate medical condition is important.1 Musicians are prone to aches and pains that are specific to their profession; they may also suffer from the health problems to which everyone is prone. If these problems are not recognised and tackled quickly the resultant inability to work for even quite short periods may lead to the loss of a career. The epidemic of repetitive strain injury …

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