* 1. How many patients do you treat with back pain per week?

* 2. How many musicians who experience back pain do you treat?

* 3. What is the most common cause of a patient's back pain?

* 4. Do you think that a misdistribution of pressure on the neck and shoulder, when playing the violin, could cause back or neck complications?

* 5. Do you think that a proper distribution of pressure on the neck and shoulder is more important than comfort when playing the violin?

* 6. Do you recommend the use of a shoulder rest attachment to the violin?

* 7. What features should a shoulder rest possess?

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