am a writer who grew up in the 1990s, so writing by hand is my default way of
getting things done or at least get the creative juices flowing. Adapting to
typing wasn’t hard for me, but I can only start thinking once I put pen to
I took on a writing job at a newspaper 18 years ago, needless to mention, the
writing work multiplied manifold. Back then however, we took pride in how much
our hands would hurt at the end of the day, because it was a direct measure of
how hard we had worked that day. Computers started to dominate the workplace
eventually, followed by palmtops, only to be phased out completely by
smartphones today. The damage though, was already done, and once it began it
few months ago I found the inner part of my wrist in excruciating pain when I
tried to type or made any action that involved a slight curving of the wrist.
Ignoring the pain in the initial few weeks, I went on with my life dismissing
it as a temporary result of heavy lifting (I had just moved houses in that
the condition progressed, I felt not just a nagging pain but a continuous
discomfort during all activities. I approached my doctor who first put me
through a series of tests suspecting arthritis. Of course, the tests did not
point to arthritis so I was prescribed some initial pain medication to soothe
the condition, which only gave superficial results.
the discomfort grew, I felt my mind being constantly diverted to the returning
pain and found myself unable to do anything.
some amount of research I thought of approaching a physiotherapist in the hope
that I would find some sort of advice or solution. Much to my surprise (and
relief), I had knocked on the right door this time.
physiotherapist diagnosed me with tendonitis, which is essentially caused by an
inflammation, irritation or tiny tear along the tendon in a part of the body.
The root cause could range between continuous strain, overload or in some cases
condition may have been caused by continuous strain at work and worsened due to
continuous damage and strain from every day chores, as we never actually stop
using our wrists.
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therapist over at Triangle
Physiotherapy Clinic in North York, recommended a few stretches to being
with and then some regular therapy which I followed religiously, as the results
were visible within the first 10 days of having started it.
My faith in physiotherapy & has been
reinstated, thanks to this episode and I recommend that every one consider
approaching a physiotherapist when it comes to conditions that impair or o