Having read many a tale about guitarist & bassists with constant pain, joint and muscle problems over the years brought this topic to the forefront for me. Under my daily practice and playing routine my hands feel fine. It’s when I take breaks and return to my bass that things get dicey.
Unlike the working and touring musician whose hands are under a constant barrage of abuse and damage. Any way you cut it, hand care is a must for anyone using their hands in this way.
Here is an interesting article from Guitar Player’s Martina Fasano
“Stop Trashing Your Hands”
Neuromuscular Therapist & Musician Todd Urban