As we become “more mature” musicians (aka over 40), there are chances that we can develop bursitis in our shoulders from the repetitive motion of playing the bass.

Did you know that it is related to tendonitis?
How do we tell the difference?
What can we do about it?

Randy Kertz explains it all here.

Got questions? Randy can answer them. You can either comment below or email us. You might see you question answered in our next video installment of Body & Bass.

Dr. Randall Kertz

Dr. Randall Kertz  is the primary physician at Health Care Specialists, Ltd., and has been practicing chiropractic and acupuncture at this and other locations for over 15 years.  He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology.
The current location in Niles is the primary treatment center, although frequently services are performed at other venues. Dr. Kertz often treats musicians for various injuries they may sustain on the road or locally, and is the on call chiropractor for many Chicago area music venues, and is occasionally called on to go on the road for short periods of time. His clientele include many local, national and international acts, some famous, some not. He is team physician for Health Kick Martial Arts competition team.
He has done extensive work with acupuncture, specialising in musculoskeletal problems and addiction therapies.