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Common Musician Injuries & How to Avoid Them | Part 2

Common Musician Injuries & How to Avoid Them | Part 2

The life of a musician may seem full of glitz, glam, and glory – and that’s certainly a part of it. But, as with many other professions, it isn’t completely without risk. Many musicians experience pain or discomfort from using the same muscles and joints over and over...
Common Musician Injuries & How to Avoid Them | Part 1

Common Musician Injuries & How to Avoid Them | Part 1

The life of a musician may seem full of glitz, glam, and glory – and that’s certainly a part of it. But, as with many other professions, it isn’t completely without risk. Many musicians experience pain or discomfort from using the same muscles and joints over...
What “Keep the Music Playing” Means: MTF’s Mission

What “Keep the Music Playing” Means: MTF’s Mission

Since the beginning, we’ve made treating injured musicians our focus. And in less than two years, we’ve provided over $750,000 in free shoulder, elbow, and hand care to deserving professional musicians.  Thanks to our incredible sponsors and your generous donations,...
MTF Proudly Supports The Underwater Sunshine Festival

MTF Proudly Supports The Underwater Sunshine Festival

When the Counting Crows broke from their label in 2009 and began creating their first independent record, they decided it was the right time to pay special tribute to the artists who had inspired them and their love for music in the first place. Comprised entirely of...
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....