Playing the piano with arthritis


Playing the piano with arthritis

Osteoarthritis is a painful deterioration of the tissues of the joints. Despite having osteoarthritis on all fingers, Machiko Yamane Musgrave still plays the piano, including Chopin's difficult studies. You can see his piano videos here:

Machiko is the co-author and illustrator of Dr. Mozart's music theory exercise books for children. (Doctor Mozart is the name of the character of a cartoon dog). Get more information on

Machiko also composed many of the songs from the popular easy-listening piano album, Lavender by Machiko and Paul Christopher Musgrave:

Video credits to DoctorMozartMusic YouTube channel





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