by Henry Tham
(Silver Spring, Md)
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I think you are a "terribly" good man! I just had this "terrifying compulsion" to blurt an urge. Enough with my spurt.
I am a recent retiree enjoying my senescent 67 years doing "eat, sleep, and play pool" three hours daily, five days a week. Of two months late, my left wrist started to hurt sporadically. I wondered if it was my gout extending geography. I postulated, could it be from playing pool with my left hand forming a robust, stable bridge repeatedly with my thumb pressing firm on my fore finger? My most recent attack, today, is debilitating. There is also a hint of a swell. I took a Bayer NSAID 325mg and there certainly was a measure of comfort, alas, as you say, only temporary. Prospect promised daunting days ... I cannot be ingesting NSAID on a regular basis ...it's bad for my health ... what with incipient renal artery stenosis.
I read about your "Ice Pack" and will follow advice. I did not think an unstrenuous manipulation of the fingers for a "pool bridge" could collapse a good hand. Can you explicate?
Thanking my good man Joshua,
Yeah, Anti-inflammatory drugs like Ibuprofen
are fine to get you through the day, but definitely not a long term tendonitis relief solution.
And don't blame the pool bridge, it's more than just playing pool or any one specific movement. Your Tendonitis
dynamic has been in the works for years and decades. For whatever reason, you'be just started to feel it now.
See: What Is Tendonitis
If you have gout etc, then that's a big clue for nutritional and system issues.
With your heart issues you may definitely want to check out 'The Great Cholesterol Lie' found on this page: http://www.side-effects-site.com/statin-drugs-muscle-weakness.html
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You said you checked out my 'ice pack'. I'd be far more interested in you checking out the ice dipping as described on the How To Reduce Inflammation
Also, stop ALL gluten intake for 2 months.
Also, see: Magnesium For Magnesium For Tendonitis
It sounds like you went from 'no wrist pain' to 'debilitating wrist pain' in a span of two months. That's not abnormal. Your body kept it at bay as long as it could, but then it started losing the battle, and when that happens, the mechanism showballs.
It's not that things went from fine to bad all of a sudden, it's that things were already 'bad', you just weren't feeling any pain. And then your body delivered the pain messages to your conscious brain, and the pain mechanism kicked in.
Along those lines, make sure to understand the Pain Causing Dynamic
1. Have you ever had any wrist/forearm/hand pain issues before?
2. Hand or wrist injury?
3. Say more about the gout.
4. What's a normal day in your diet look like?
5. Anything else interesting.----------------------
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