Tuning Up Musicians

Musician Pathway Team

John McGuigan, M.D. John McGuigan, M.D. is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has a Specialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. He is fellowship trained in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. He manages musician injuries of the upper extremity.


Steve Hermann, OTR Steve Hermann, OTR is a certified hand therapist. He has extensive experience working with string players, woodwind players, and percussionists. He has helped musicians manage an array injuries and pain patterns from carpal tunnel syndrome, De Quervain's tenosynovitis, and arthritis.

Patty Howard, OTR Patty Howard, OTR specializes in splinting for non-surgical and surgical patients. She works with pianists and guitarists to maximize body mechanics and manage pain patterns.