Violinist David Juritz on overcoming a painful shoulder injury


The London-based instrumentalist was helped by physiotherapy and Pilates

When did you first have trouble with your shoulder?

About twelve years ago. I was lying on my back with my baby on my chest and reached over my right shoulder for a cup of tea, when I felt something ‘pop’ in my shoulder and was suddenly in a lot of pain. I could still play, but I started to worry that this was the beginning of the end of my career, and that all I could hope for would be a slow, gentle decline.

What did you do?

A very good friend who is a consultant did some research...

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