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gregmchir
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gregmchir
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04/06/2021 3:22 pm

Can practicing barre chords to much cause neck pain . I am past the point of cowboy chords but still not at intermediate . The songs I practice have barre chords like a rolling stone , Mr Jones etc

After a period of time I cant get all the notes to ring out so I apply a lot more pressure I have also done an exercise in which I use the first finger to barre apply a lot of pressure for 2 seconds and move all the way up the fretboard . After this I do barre chords until the 12th position I was playing at least 2-3 hours in 30 minute intervals

Could this cause neck pain (pain through the back of neck right through to forehead )