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You place your hands on a flat surface as if to drum your fingers in an annoying upper class way but instead of going on way to the other you begin with first finger excluding the thumb, then your ring finger followed by the second followed by the pinkie. Do this anytime you get a free moment with your hands. (1) Hold your ring finger with your other hand keeping it straight - practice bending your pinky. You will have to keep exercising it to strengthen the associated muscle, be warned it's pretty weak, do at least 50 counts each time ( most people will feel the soreness after 10 counts) - keep practicing until you don' t feel sore (a. 15 Apr Well, here's a question about an issue that bothers me playing-wise: From what I read and from a bit of asking-around I made, you either can or cannot bend your pinky finger without the adjacent ring finger moving along due to the way your tendons there are connected. I for one can't do it. I can move all.
It is possible to bend each finger without bending any other, except one for most people. It is more difficult for the ring finger, but when I try to bend my little finger independently my ring finger bends as well.
I don't know if this is because of the muscle or bone configuration, but I'm interested in the answer. This does not have to be the case always, For example if you are a pianist you need all your finger to work independently. They share flexor tendons The flexor tendons allow you to bend your fingersIf you try to move one, other is objected to come along.
Yes it is possible, As I mentioned before if you are a pianist, you don't have much choice.
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It is possible by little bit training. To shed some light on why this is happening in the first place, it may be helpful to understand the innervation of the muscles on these fingers.
There are two nerves that innervate the little finger, both branches of the superficial ulnar nerve. One of them is exclusive to the little finger, but the other the common palmar digital nerve actually branches again and innervates both sides of the gap between your little finger and ring finger.
Yeah, I don't deny that - I just gave you an exception to the rule you assumed in your first sentence, "It is possible to bend each finger without bending any other, except one. Put your hand palm down source a flat surface, ie a table. Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the top. I'm not sure what you mean.
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Bending your little finger without bending ring finger. Is it possible to bend the little finger independently, and if so why is it so hard to do so?
Beastly Gerbil 4 I can bend all fingers individually and keep all other fingers straight at the same time. Yeah, I don't deny that - I just gave you an exception to the rule you assumed in your first sentence, "It is possible to bend each finger without bending any other, except one.
Anoe edited to 'most people'. You're obviously an exception: Cheers for making me feel exceptional! OK, So coming to the main question. In simple words, They are all interconnected.
See the image [Source: Google Images] They share flexor tendons The flexor tendons allow you to bend your fingersIf you try to move one, other is objected to come along.
I can move and bend them individually but if I try to take any one of above 2 finger up to palm I fail. Does pianists can move that individual fingers up to palm? AlwaysConfused, it is like other areas where you can be more or less flexible like doing the splits or whatever.
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The image that you have posted is the extensor group of muscles I play piano and moving my pinky does influence my ring finger, but it is not at all an issue since they are independent enough. Playing the piano is essentially the same as typing on a computer keyboard, which all of us apparently can do fine, even with our pinky fingers.
I'm able to do it on my right hand, but can't do it on my left You performed the same action pattern using very different muscles. I can do it. Iannotti, Joseph P, and Parker, Richard.
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