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Musician Spotlight: Zoiea Ohizep

Musician Spotlight: Zoiea Ohizep

This spotlight is a bit different than our typical posts that focus on an injured musician. We believe it’s important to support all professional musicians, and that rings especially true for those who aren’t able to dedicate their full time and attention...
Musician Spotlight: Jenifer Jackson

Musician Spotlight: Jenifer Jackson

Music has been a major component of Jenifer Jackson’s life for as long as she can remember. As a child, she both sung and played multiple instruments. Her musicality came from her father – he was always a great musician. Jenifer stuck with both the guitar and...
Musician Spotlight: Michael Harren

Musician Spotlight: Michael Harren

Michael Harren has always been interested in performing. As a kid, he vividly remembers receiving an especially dreadful sounding chord organ for Christmas. In spite of its wheezing sound, he played it all the time, plucking out songs by ear and using the lesson book...
Musician Spotlight: Micah Wagner

Musician Spotlight: Micah Wagner

It all started with a sharp pain in his left arm that quickly turned into numbness and tingling in his pinky and ring finger. He did his best to stay calm, but that’s hard to do when a mystery injury threatens your livelihood. Micah Wagner is an Austin-based musician...

Musician Spotlight: Bre Jarvis

Accidents happen. That’s why we have insurance. But what happens when you don’t? For musicians with little to no health insurance, an accident can burden them with thousands in medical costs and leave them unable to continue their livelihood. That’s why the Musician...
The Healing of Graham Wilkinson

The Healing of Graham Wilkinson

The story of Graham Wilkinson surrounds an injury that is, unfortunately, all too common. Graham had an accident where he smashed his fifth metacarpal in his right hand, resulting in a 45-degree fracture. As a professional musician, this was absolutely devastating....
An Exclusive MTF Event: Bill Evans, Steve Lukather, and Friends LIVE

An Exclusive MTF Event: Bill Evans, Steve Lukather, and Friends LIVE

The Musician Treatment Foundation is excited to announce an upcoming Concert and Meet & Greet with Bill Evans, Steve Lukather, and Friends on December 5th at the Iridium in New York City. This is the fourth event put on by the Musician Treatment Foundation and we...
Joining the Fight to Help Uninsured Musicians

Joining the Fight to Help Uninsured Musicians

It’s no secret that a lot of musicians don’t have health insurance. When an injury comes up, it can be career-ending. Most try and play through the pain. But when the pain becomes too much, they must make a tough decision: to treat and incur high medical costs or to...
The Austin Chronicle’s Playback: The Healing Hand of Jonathan Horne

The Austin Chronicle’s Playback: The Healing Hand of Jonathan Horne

One of Musician Treatment Foundation’s missions is to treat shoulder, elbow, and hand problems of under and uninsured professional musicians. As we embark on this mission to keep the music playing, we wanted to introduce you to one of our recent patients; Jonathan...