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In his recital he had the tips of his thumbs and the first two fingers on both hands wrapped with plaster, the sort of old-fashioned stretchy fabric tape you used to get. Just a slight covering of the fingertips, nothing too heavy. Why do you think he did that? Itr could hardly be damage to his fingers or nails, could it? Or was it just for grip?
If the nail splits beyond the growth bit (the white bit), you can feel the weakness in the nail as well as it bending under the pressure. I have used a plaster in the past to support the nail and prevent any more damage or discomfort. Any damage occurs in the thumb and first two fingers.
OUCH! calm down Marky when playing! There should hopefully be no chance of that happening to me, as I keep my nails really short - Just can't stand the sound of them taping on the keys!It could well have been due to splitting nails
It only happens if my finger nails aren't short enough when tackling blues or the contemporary music we play at church. Classical music is not way near raw enough to do that sort of damage to your manicure!Moonlight wrote: OUCH! calm down Marky when playing!