Originally Posted by GRUNTERSDAD
Like baseball bats, one size does not fit all. I will caution everyone with the propensity to arthritis, especially the olde lads like me, be careful. Those big sticks will, over time, kill your hands. I have gone to smaller lighter sticks to save my hands.
Massage for CTS, Chinese Tui Na will take care of it. Also most drummers suffer form overextended teres major and minor muscles, and stretch them the wrong way for relief.
Arthritis is nothing more than calcium crystals around your joints, diet and massage will affect change. No drummer should have arthritis, thats an imbalance. The crystals can/should be broken up, attack.