Originally Posted by GalleyWenchTale
Seaworthy Lass -- I did try some splints which didn't help. Not sure if they were the right kind.
In any case, the last doc said if it's tendonitis, the splints won't help. Stretching -- arcing my fingers and wrist up rather than down -- will though. Doing that now.
if what you have is dequervains tendonitis, you are in some problem..make sure you do your exercises and the splint wil lonly make it feel worse, and not do any good..i have already devloped the atrophy and dysfnction you hopefully willnot see in yours.....it does NOT stop hurting
it does NOT get better
it does |NOT make you happy.
it DOES make for interesting repair jobs, as tools fly out of hand and stuff falls into bilges easier than normal.
let me know how you are doing. i can tell ye what NOT to do ....lol
IFF you can tolerate the injections, go for it. i couldnt --but i have an underlying inflammatory condition which makes life funner....lol
what i DID and DO as we write--is to rest em and take a lot of antiinflammatory stuff---make sure your guts are ready--eat real food
with the ibuprofin if you wish to keep a gut intact....
good luck....we can compare notes later....