Lewis, Lucinda. To Your Health: When Embouchures Break. International Musician 101, no. 3 (March 2003): 9.
Embouchures are one of the most vital parts of a brass musician's playing, but many musicians face physical health problems with their lips. Performance related overuse can result in physical trauma and can be detrimental to one's career. The book Broken Embouchures: An Embouchure Handbook and Repair Guide discusses this overuse and strategies to avoid injury.