Randy Kertz answers viewer e-mails this month.  (He is digging all the letters, so please keep ‘em coming!)

The core is such a vital area for us as bassists.  Don’t forget to work on both the stomach AND the back to maximize your results.  Randy demonstrates a couple of quick exercises for those areas.

Randy also answers your questions about trigger finger.

If you have any questions or want some help with a trouble spot, send us an email.  Otherwise, you are welcome to add your thoughts and comments below.

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.