Second opinion: I have tendonitus -- not recently diagnosed CTS

by S. Kelley Proulx

Steve and I bought our third home last September -- nearly a year ago.

We moved -- and I mean we literally moved and moved boxes for what seems weeks.

The day after move the Medical Clinic tells me my back is spasming, that's why I had all the pain in my back.

But oh the pain in my hands, wrists and arms -- they did not explain that.

Ugh. What a klutz I became as my hands grew pained and fatigued -- lame arms also.

So I talked to an Orthopedic doctor in January. He questioned me, did a few manual checks of my hands, and said I have a "raging case of carpal tunnel syndrome."

Dr. Iam Anass (sorry kind-of) also drug-tested me for "recreational" drug use, for reasons I don't know. I appear to be a responsible women of an age I won't reveal. He then charged me nearly $70 bucks for a $10 splint that he gave me with no talk of a charge. After a day of wearing it, it was too big, as I told the nurse. "Yes. It does." When I called to ask for a small, she then told me the free splint was non-returnable, non-refundable. Niiiice. I was later invoiced $7 for it.

A couple of steroid shots later, I decided I rather owe him $5 than let him have even one buck of it. He said I was good for a year too.

Yeah, like I'd go back to this wacko-matic phrase-sprewing guy talking at me.

Six months later, my whipped right arm and lower shoulder pain makes this page hard to type.

So off to Dr. Second Opinion I went and he had me tested for CTS.

Thinking I had raging CTS, I was "shocked" by the machine that how long it took for the shock in my shoulder to shock movement into my hand. And so forth.

Now I see I have tendonitus in both arms,
quite severe.

But I do wonder how long it's going to take to heal. I used these appendages called arms quite often. So this is an inconvience.

Any thoughts on my recovery -- and what I need to do now?


Joshua Answers:

Hi S.

FYI, it's not doctors where you're at, it's western medical paradigm doctors everywhere.

If you didn't/don't have any numbness and tingling in the hands/fingers, then you CAN'T possibly have had Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

Tendonitis. Good times.

Are you injured, meaning, are your tendons actually damaged? Probably not. Unlikely.

But they are IRRITATED from constantly having too much tension on them. You definitely have a 'raging' Pain Causing Dynamic, which means your muscles and connective tissue are TOO TIGHT and you have a chronic Process of Inflammation that keeps everything extra tight and painful.

My first thought for you is to do what it says on the Magnesium for Tendonitis page, and then learn How To Reduce Inflammation.

You may or may want to get my Reversing Wrist Tendonitis ebook, but you ABSOLUTELY want to do the two things above.

So that's a start.

Keep me updated.

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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