Wrist Tendonitis after being on crutches for a year and a half

by Honoree

had bilatteral compound fracture of calcaneous 2007 and got on this rolling thing for my foot that I had to pick up with both wrists holding in like a handle bar situation plus crutches for a year and half.

Finaly walking great, but after gaining 25# got personal trainner who I think caused this whole thing---started lifting weights too heavy, now even months later I am in severe pain in both wrists, not carpal tunnel, though I have that too, I think, I am educated in the medical feild, but not in this area, and have not seen a hand person yet.

I cannot take NSAIDS or NARCS. Please help.

I am typing with bilateral hand splints on.


Joshua Answers:

Hi Honoree.

Sounds like a tough year and a half....

I wouldn't blame the physical trainer -too- much.

You've been on crutches with your hands/wrists/arms for a year and a half.

You slowly developed a Pain Causing Dynamic as a precursor to Tendonitis.

It's a safe bet that it was just sitting there, waiting to be irritated, and the weight lifting was what sent it over the edge.

I don't see it as a problem that you can't take narcotics or NSAID Anti-inflammatory drugs like Ibuprofen, in that I don't suggest that people use them anyway, other than a get you through the day kind of thing.

If you're not already ice dipping as described on the How To Reduce Inflammation page, you may want to start. A minimum of ten times. (You can do that to your foot too.)

Let me know how that goes. It may be enough.

Or, depending on your exact situation, you may want to get my Reversing Wrist Tendonitis ebook. It's a more comprehensive plan of attack to reverse the mechanism that brought you to where you're at.

Please reply using the comment link below. Do not submit a new submission to answer/reply, it's too hard for me to find where it's supposed to go.
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Joshua Tucker, B.A., C.M.T.
The Tendonitis Expert

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